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16-May-2018 18:22 IST
Hardeep Puri Congratulates Swachhata Survekshan 2018 Winners – Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh Emerge as The Top 3 Cleanest Cities in The Country

4203 Urban Local Bodies assessed for SS-2018 Impacting around 40 Crore Urban Citizens

53.58 Lakh Swachhata app downloaded & 37.66 Lakh Citizens feedback collected

35% each weightage given to citizen feedback & service level progress ; 30% weightage to direct observation

1.18 Crore Citizens Usage on Swachhtha App

Swacch Surveskshan 2018 – Results Announced

Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs has congratulated the winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018 while announcing the results at the National Media Centre here today.  The Swachh Survekshan 2018 assessed 4203 Urban Local Bodies and was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban).  The exercise undertaken between 4th January 2018 to 10th March, 2018 enhanced the   scope to cover a record number of Urban Local Bodies impacting around 40 crore urban citizens across length and breadth of the country by 2700 assessors.  As compared to  2017 where Swachh Survekshan was conducted in 434 cities, this year the scope was enhanced manifold.  Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Shri V,K.Jindal, Mission Director of SBM-Urban besides officers from the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs were also present at the function. 

 

During Swachh Survekshan 2018, a record number of 37.66 lakh citizen feedbacks were collected and 53.58 lakh Swachhata Apps downloaded.  The total number of interactions on Swachhata App by citizens were around 1.18 crore.  In 2016, Swachh Survekshan was conducted in 73 cities having a population of one million or more and capital city of States/ UTs and Mysore had bagged the award of being the cleanest city of India.  In 2017, the scope of Swachh Survekshan was enlarged to cover 434 cities having a population of one lakh or more and Capital city of states/ UTs and Indore was awarded as cleanest city of India.

The on-field survey for Swachh Survekshan has been conducted by an independent agency and the data for ranking of the cities collected from 3 sources:

  1. Service Level Progress:  To verify whether systems and processes are in place in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to implement Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the most efficient way.

 

  1. Direct Observation: To verify and assess general cleanliness in the cities by making random field visits in different parts of the city and public conveniences (Community/Public Toilets).

 

  1. Citizens Feedback:  To collect feedback directly from citizens and monitor the performance of Swachhata App, a citizens grievance Mobile App. 

 

The overall and component wise weightage for Swachh Survekshan-2018 had a shift from Swachh Survekshan-2017 weightages. The weightages are produced below :

 

 

 

 

Under ‘Service Level Progress’, Swachh Surveksan-2018 has introduced one more component ‘Innovation and Best Practices’ in addition to existing five components shown below:

 

 

Citizens played a key role in the survey.  Higher weightage was given on citizen feedback alongwith direct observation by assessors on the performance parameters of Swachhta by their local bodies. The focus of Swachh Survekshan 2018 was on the outcome, innovation and sustainability of initiatives taken by Urban Local Bodies under Swachh Bharat Mission. The highlights of Swachh Survekshan-2018 are as below –

 

1

Total number of ULBs assessed

4,203

2

Citizens feedback collected

37.66 lakhs

3

Swachhata App downloaded

53.58 lakhs

4

Complaints registered on Swachhata App by citizens

1.18 crores

5

Complaints resolved by ULBs and conveyed through App

1.13 crores

6

Number of ULBs visited by MOHUA observers to check and monitor the progress of Swachh Survekshan

63

7

Total households visited for checking segregation and Door to Door collection

94,000

8

Residential areas covered during on-ground observations

46,000

9

Households visited to verify IHHL construction

35,000

10

Commercial areas covered during on-ground observations

28,000

11

Total schools visited to check ‘Swachhata Committees’

15,000

12

Bulk Garbage Generators/RWAs/railway station and bus and auto stands visited to observe cleanliness status

11,000

13

Total processing plants including landfills visited

2,500

 

Cities having population of one lakh and more and capital cities were ranked at National Level and cities with population of less than one lakh were ranked at Zonal Level – North, south, East, West and North East. Based on the performance in Swacch Survekshan, 2018, it has been decided to confer awards 29 cities/ cantonment boards at National Level, 20 cities at Zonal Level and 3 states having the best performance in the urban areas. While deciding the awards, it has been kept in mind that one city gets only one award i.e the category in which it has performed the best. In case a city has already been awarded in some category, next best is awarded in the other category.

At the national level, the Top 3 cleanest cities are: (Madhya Pradesh)                                

  • Indore
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh

 

The list of 52 awardees under various categories is given in Annexure.

 

Annexure

 

 

Award

Category

Name of the Urban Local Body (State)

 

   

 

 

National Level Awards - Total 23  Awards

 

 

1

India's Cleanest City    -  No.1 

National

Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

2

India's Cleanest City    -  No.2

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)

3

India's Cleanest City    -  No.3

Chandigarh

 

 

 

 

4

India's 'Cleanest big City'

>10 Lakh

Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh)

5

India's 'Fastest Mover' big City

>10 Lakh

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)

6

India's Best City in 'Citizens Feedback'

>10 Lakh

Kota (Rajasthan)

7

India's Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices'

>10 Lakh

Nagpur (Maharashtra)

8

India's Best City in 'Solid Waste Management

>10 Lakh

Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)

 

 

 

 

9

India's Cleanest Medium City

3 - 10 Lakh

Mysuru (Karnataka)

10

India's 'Fastest Mover' Medium City

3 - 10 Lakh

Bhiwandi (Maharashtra)

11

India's Best City in 'Citizens Feedback'

3 - 10 Lakh

Parbhani (Maharashtra)

12

India's Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices'

3 - 10 Lakh

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)

13

India's Best City in 'Solid Waste Management

3 - 10 Lakh

Mangalore (Karnataka)

 

 

 

 

14

India's Cleanest Small City

1 - 3 Lakh

New Delhi Municipal Council

15

India's 'Fastest Mover' Small City

1 - 3 Lakh

Bhusawal (Maharashtra)

16

India's Best City in 'Citizens Feedback'

1 - 3 Lakh

Giridih (Jharkhand)

17

India's Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices'

1 - 3 Lakh

Ambikapur (Chhatisgarh)

18

India's Best City in 'Solid Waste Management

1 - 3 Lakh

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)

 

 

 

 

19

Cleanest State Capital/UT

Capital Cities/UTs

Greater Mumbai (Maharashtra)

20

Fastest Mover State Capital/UT

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

21

Best State Capital/UT in Citizens Feedback

Ranchi (Jharkhand)

22

Best State Capital/UT in 'Innovation & Best Practices'

Panaji (Goa)

23

Best State Capital/UT in 'Solid Waste Management'

Greater Hyderabad (Telangana)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Award

Category

Name of the Urban Local Body  (State)

 

   

 

 

Zonal Level Awards  :  Total 20 Awards

 

 

 

North

 

 

1

Cleanest City in North Zone

<1 Lakh

Bhadson (Punjab)

2

Best City in Citizens Feedback - North Zone

<1 Lakh

Moonak  (Punjab)

3

Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices' - North Zone

<1 Lakh

Gharaunda (Haryana)

4

Best City in 'Solid Waste Management' - North Zone

<1 Lakh

Samthar (Uttar Pradesh)

 

East

 

 

5

Cleanest City in East Zone

<1 Lakh

Bundu (Jharkhand)

6

Best City in Citizens Feedback - East Zone

<1 Lakh

Narharpur (Chhatisgarh)

7

Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices' - East Zone

<1 Lakh

Pakur  (Jharkhand)

8

Best City in 'Solid Waste Management' - East Zone

<1 Lakh

Chaibasa (Jharkhand)

 

North-East

 

 

9

Cleanest City in NE Zone

<1 Lakh

Kakching (Manipur)

10

Best City in Citizens Feedback - NE Zone

<1 Lakh

Mayang Imphal(Manipur)

11

Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices' - NE Zone

<1 Lakh

Biate (Mizoram)

12

Best City in 'Solid Waste Management' - NE Zone

<1 Lakh

Rangpo (Sikkim)

 

South Zone

 

 

13

Cleanest City in South Zone

<1 Lakh

Siddipet (Telangana)

14

Best City in Citizens Feedback - South Zone

<1 Lakh

Bod Uppal (Telangana)

15

Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices' - South Zone

<1 Lakh

Peerzadiguda (Telangana)

16

Best City in 'Solid Waste Management' - South Zone

<1 Lakh

Hunsur (Karnataka)

 

West Zone

 

 

17

Cleanest City in West Zone

<1 Lakh

Panchgani (Maharashtra)

18

Best City in Citizens Feedback - West Zone

<1 Lakh

Shendrajanaghat (Maharashtra)

19

Best City in 'Innovation & Best Practices' - West Zone

<1 Lakh

Sasvad (Maharashtra)

20

Best City in 'Solid Waste Management' - West Zone

<1 Lakh

Ankaleswar (Gujarat)

 

 

Best Performing States : Total 3 Awards

 

 

1

Best Performing State - No.1

 

Jharkhand

2

Best Performing State - No.2

 

Maharashtra

3

Best Performing State - No.3

 

Chhattisgarh

 

 

Award

Category

Cantonment Board

 

 

Best Cantonment Board  Awards :  Total 6 Awards

 

1

India's Cleanest Cantonment    -  No.1 

National

Delhi Cantt.

2

India's Cleanest Cantonment    -  No.2

Almora Cantt. (Uttarakhand)

3

India's Cleanest Cantonment    -  No.3 

Ranikhet Cantt. (Uttarakhand)

4

Best Cantonment in Citizens Feedback

Nainital Cantt. (Uttarakhand)

5

Best Cantonment in 'Innovation & Best Practices'

St.Thomas Mount Cantt, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

6

Best Cantonment in 'Solid Waste Management'

Jutogh Cantt., Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)

 

RJ/SB