PM Modi Gives Away Swachh Sarvekshan Awards 2018 In Indore

Indore, the city which has officially been declared as the cleanest in the country under Swachh Survekshan 2018, has been decked up for PM’s visit. All major roads of the city have been illuminated with green lights to showcase Indore’s ‘cleanest city’ tag.

  1. First Swachh Survekshan was conducted in 2016.
  2. Swachh sarvekshan is assessed by Karvy Data Management Services Ltd.
  3. PM Modi in indore to give awards in third edition of Swachh Survekshan in 2018.
  4. Cities are assessed based on their solid waste management practices.
  5. A total of 485 cities were surveyed across India.

Addressing a huge gathering during the inauguration event, the prime minister gave credit to the labourers “who worked hard with tools and machines, sweating it out day and night”. “I have just done the formality of launching the project by pressing the button, but it’s actual launch was done when they toiled hard for it,” PM Modi said.

PM Modi also used the stage to target the Congress for Madhya Pradesh’s backwardness during its rule and showered praise on CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan for transforming the state from ‘Bimaru’ to one of the most developed ones in the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Mohanpura irrigation project in Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh where Assembly elections are scheduled to be held later this year. The Rs 3,866-crore project includes a dam and a canal system. It will benefit 727 villages in the state.

Swacch sarvekshan statistics

  • Indore, Bhopal and Chandigarh took the top three spots respectively.
  • Mumbai is the cleanest capital city.
  • Chennai came last among the top 100.
  • Bathinda was ranked 104th, is Punjab’s cleanest city, followed by Mohali and ludhiana.
  • Bhadreshwar in Gujarat scored the lowest.
  • The City of Taj was ranked fifth.
  • Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Jhansi and Kanpur secured top 4 position in state.
  • No city from Punjab in the list of top 100 cleanest cities.
  • Dirtiest city is Batala, Punjab ranked 438.
  • Ahmedabad cleanest city in Gujrat, ranked 12.
  • Jharkhand is the cleanest state in India, followed by Maharashra and Chattisgarh.
  • 19 of the 25 dirtiest cities from West Bengal.