Delhi: As per the Swachh Survekshan results announced by the government on Monday, Dhanbad in Bihar was said to be the dirtiest city while Mysuru won the crown for the cleanest city
Mysuru was judged cleanest among 73 cities.
Swachh Survekshan results is a cleanliness monitor based on extensive surveys across Indian cities carried out by Quality Council of India (QCI).
On the other hand, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai made were grouped in “leader cities”.
On the other hand, Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, Delhi (NDMC) and Vishakapatnam came after Mysuru in the top five cities which have high levels of sanitation and cleanliness.
In the Aspiring Leaders category Panaji leads the pack while Bihar’s capital Patna was bunched in the group of laggards category.
Best Performing city in Information, Education and Behaviour Change Communication (IEBC) activity was Tiruchirappalli.
The best performing city in North East was Gangtok and Greater Mumbai got the Best Performing city among Mega Cities.
Speaking on the occasion Urban Development Minister M VenkaiahNaidu said, “To make progress we should know where we stand and what next needs to be done.”
“I am happy that the change of mind is happening and should happen more,” he added.
The ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ was launched by Prime Minister Modi in 2014.