Indore awarded Cleanest City of India; Bhubaneswar gets 94th Rank
In a major disappointment, Bhubaneswar, which had received Numero Uno spot in Smart City Project rankings in India, has failed to make it to the list of Top 10 Cleanest Indian Cities in #SwachhSurvekshan2017 and finished a dismal 94th.
Union Housing & Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu presented the awards to top 10 cleanest cities at a glittering function in New Delhi this morning. Indore bagged the 1st position.
Here’s List of the Top 10 Cleanest Cities in India:
1. Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
2. Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
3. Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
4. Surat (Gujarat)
5. Mysuru (Karnataka)
6. Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu)
7. New Delhi Municipal Corporation
8. Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)
9. Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
10. Vadodara (Gujarat).
Cleanest Cities in Odisha (All India Rankings):
Bhubaneswar-94, Rourkela-168, Berhampur-187, Balasore-190, Puri-194, Cuttack- 204, Baripada-261, Sambalpur-322, Bhadrak-349.
The survey was conducted in 434 cities with the participation of 37 lakh citizens across the country. 80% of respondents reported definitive improvement in levels of sanitation and cleanliness.
ll cities surveyed in MP and Jharkhand have improved their cleanliness levels compared to previous survey. Gujarat and Chhattisgarh are two other success stories, with most cities improving cleanliness rankings.