Jharkhand has bagged the top spot in the Swachh Sarvekshan 2018, organised by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, while Vijaywada has bagged the coveted position of India’s cleanest city.
The results of the survey was announced today by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State, Minister of State, MoHUA.
The second spot has been bagged by Maharashtra while the third place was won by Chhattisgarh.
“I’ve lived in some of the cleanest cities in the world during my long stay abroad and I must tell you that the cleanliness levels in Indore and Bhopal give them a run for their money” said Puri, while announcing the results.
Vijaywada is India’s cleanest city with a population of less than 10 lakhs.
Ghaziabad has won the ‘India’s Fastest Mover City’ award in cities with a population of less than 10 lakhs category.
Kota is India’s Best City in ‘Citizens Feedback’ (population > 10 lakh).
Nagpur is India’s Best City in ‘Innovation & Best Practices’ (population > 10 lakh) while Navi Mumbai is India’s Best City in ‘Solid Waste Management’ (population > 10 lakh) in India.
Mysuru is India’s cleanest city with a population of three to ten lakhs, while Bhiwandi is India’s ‘fastest mover city’ with a population of three to ten lakhs.