Swachh Survekshan 2020: Minister Hardeep Singh Minister announces the results of the fifth annual cleanliness survey which is part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Under the Swachh Survekshan 2020, Belagavi has been ranked 228 (out of 382) on a national level and 10th in Karnataka.
The Cantonment Board Belagavi has been ranked 38 in 2020 while itwas ranked 44 in 2019 and 51 in 2018.
In 2020: Rank 228 (State #10)
In 2019: Rank 277
In 2018: Rank 268 (State #14)
In 2017: Rank 248
Indore is India’s cleanest city for the fourth time in a row and Chhattisgarh is cleanest state for the second time.
Every year, cities and towns across India are awarded the title of ‘Swachh Cities’ on the basis of their cleanliness and sanitation drive as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that was launched in 2014.
The primary goal of all Swachh Survekshans is to encourage large scale citizen participation and create awareness amongst all sections of society about the importance of working together towards making towns and cities a better place to live in.
Here are the top highlights of the Swachh Survekshan 2020:
- Indore, Madhya Pradesh has been declared as the cleanest city for the fourth year
- Chhattisgarh in the cleanest state in the category of states with more than 100 urban local bodies (ULBs)
- Surat in Gujarat is the second cleanest city (Population more than one lakh category)
- Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra attains the number three spot in terms of cleanliness (Population more than one lakh category)
- Ahmedabad is India’s the cleanest Mega city
- New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is the cleanest capital city
- Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur is the cleanest smallest city
- Bengaluru wins the Best Self Sustainability award in the Mega city category
- Jharkhand is the cleanest state in the category of state with less than 100 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)
- In cities with population less than one lakh, Karad in Mahrashtra is cleanest city