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15 cities leading the “Swachh Sarvekshan-2016” Honoured for Good Work

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After the recently announced “Swachh Sarvekshan-2016”, Union Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu conferred the trophies and mementos to 15 cities from across the country in recognition of their work in improving sanitation in urban areas.

15 cities leading the Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 Honoured for Good WorkHere is the list of winners

Rank City State/UT Category
1 Mysore Karnataka Overall best performing city
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh Best performer in North Zone and Best in Citizen feedback category
3 Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu Best performer in behavior change communication
4 New Delhi Municipal Corporation New Delhi Best performer among Smart Cities and Best in Service Level Status
5 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Best Performer in South Zone and Best in Independent Observation
6 Surat Gujarat Best Performer in West Zone
7 Rajkot Gujarat Best performer in door-to-door collection and transportation of Solid waste and sweeping
8 Gangtok Sikkim Best performer in North-East and Best performer among capitals
9 Pimpri-Chinchwad Maharashtra Best performer among satellite cities
10 Greater Mumbai Mumbai Best Performer among mega cities
11 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh Top mover in North Zone (improved the rank by maximum number)
12 Nagpur Maharashtra Top mover in West Zone
13 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Top mover in South Zone
14 Bhubaneswar Odisha Top mover in East Zone
15 Imphal  Manipur Top mover in North-East

  • During award ceremony announcement has been made that all 500 cities each with a population of one lakh and above will be surveyed for cleanliness every year and a trophy will be presented to the best performer.