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Swachh Survekshan 2018 – Results

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Indore has emerged as the cleanest city in Government’s Swachh Survekshan 2018.

swachh-survekshan-2018About Swachh Survekshan 2018:

Swachh Survekshan 2018 was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban).

  • Last year’s cleanliness survey (Swachh Survekshan 2017) was limited to 434 cities. Swachh Survekshan 2018 was the first pan Indian exercise to assess cleanliness in urban India as it covered 4203 cities.
  • Under Swachh Survekshan 2018, assessment was carried out from January 4 to March 10, 2018.
  • It is to be noted that this year’s Swachh Survekshan was different as compared to previous surveys, as higher weightage was assigned to the feedback from citizens based on their daily experience.

Swachh Survekshan 2018 – Results:

Results of Swachh Survekshan 2018 were announced on May 16, 2018 by Minister of State for Housing Hardeep Singh Puri.

  • Indore was adjudged cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2017 as well. In Swachh Survekshan 2018, Indore is followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh.
  • Among state wise performance, Jharkhand has been adjudged the best performing state followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.
  • Based on the performance in Swacch Survekshan, 2018, awards will be conferred to 23 cities, 6 cantonment boards at National Level, 20 cities at Zonal Level and 3 states for best performance.

Swachh Survekshan 2018 – National Level Winners:

Award Category (in terms of population) City Name
India’s Cleanest City    –  No.1 National Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
India’s Cleanest City    –  No.2 National Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
India’s Cleanest City    –  No.3 National Chandigarh
India’s ‘Cleanest big City’ Greater than 10 Lakh Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh)
India’s ‘Fastest Mover’ big City Greater than 10 Lakh Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)
India’s Best City in ‘Citizens Feedback’ Greater than 10 Lakh Kota (Rajasthan)
India’s Best City in ‘Innovation & Best Practices’ Greater than 10 Lakh Nagpur (Maharashtra)
India’s Best City in ‘Solid Waste Management Greater than 10 Lakh Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)
India’s Cleanest Medium City 3 – 10 Lakh Mysuru (Karnataka)
India’s ‘Fastest Mover’ Medium City 3 – 10 Lakh Bhiwandi (Maharashtra)
India’s Best City in ‘Citizens Feedback’ 3 – 10 Lakh Parbhani (Maharashtra)
India’s Best City in ‘Innovation & Best Practices’ 3 – 10 Lakh Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)
India’s Best City in ‘Solid Waste Management 3 – 10 Lakh Mangalore (Karnataka)
India’s Cleanest Small City 1 – 3 Lakh New Delhi Municipal Council
India’s ‘Fastest Mover’ Small City 1 – 3 Lakh Bhusawal (Maharashtra)
India’s Best City in ‘Citizens Feedback’ 1 – 3 Lakh Giridih (Jharkhand)
India’s Best City in ‘Innovation & Best Practices’ 1 – 3 Lakh Ambikapur (Chhatisgarh)
India’s Best City in ‘Solid Waste Management 1 – 3 Lakh Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
Cleanest State Capital/UT Capital Cities/UTs Greater Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Fastest Mover State Capital/UT Capital Cities/UTs Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Best State Capital/UT in Citizens Feedback Capital Cities/UTs Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Best State Capital/UT in ‘Innovation & Best Practices’ Capital Cities/UTs Panaji (Goa)
Best State Capital/UT in ‘Solid Waste Management’ Capital Cities/UTs Greater Hyderabad (Telangana)