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Mysuru sat at top in Swachh Survekshan 2016

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Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu released the results of “Swachh Survekshan-2016” of 73 major cities that were surveyed for sanitation last month.

  • As per results, Mysuru led the list as the cleanest city in the country while Dhanbad has been ranked at the bottom.

Mysuru sat at top in Swachh Survekshan 2016Here is the list of top 10 cities

Rank City State/UT
1 Mysore Karnataka
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh
3 Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu
4 New Delhi Municipal Corporation New Delhi
5 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
6 Surat Gujarat
7 Rajkot Gujarat
8 Gangtok Sikkim
9 Pimpri-Chinchwad Maharashtra
10 Greater Mumbai Mumbai

Here is the list of bottom 10 cities

Rank City State/UT
64 Kalyan Dombivili Maharashtra
65 Varanasi Jharkhand
66 Jamshedpur Jharkhand
67 Ghaziabad UP
68 Raipur Chattisgarh
69 Meerut UP
70 Patna Bihar
71 Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh
72 Asansol West Bengal
73 Dhanbad Jharkhand

  • Out of 73 cities surveyed, 32 have improved ranks since the last survey including 17 from the North. 6 from the West, 5 from the South and 2 each from the East and North-East.

About Swachh Bharat campaign
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a national campaign by the Government of India, covering 4,041 statutory cities and towns, to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country.

  • It was launched by the PM Narendra Modi.
  • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan replaced Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA).