Govt to measure success of swatch bharat.
Jan 09, 2016 08:49:41 IST | FIRSTPOST | FULL ARTICLE
The survey, the first for the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), will be conducted by the Quality Council of India (QCI) and has been aptly named as Swachh Sarvekshan. It will cover all state capitals and another 53 cities with a population of above one million.
Cleanliness ranking for 73 cities is out. Mysuru cleanest, Modi's Varanasi among dirtiest.
The Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 ranks 73 cities on cleanliness and sanitation. Cities with over 10 lakh population were surveyed to check how clean or filthy they were.
Mysuru has topped the list of cleanest again this year. The city of palaces was ranked first in the list of 476 cities last year. Dhanbad in Jharkhand has been ranked the worst.
Indore cleanest Indian city, Gonda dirtiest: Sanitation survey (Roundup):The Swachh Sarvekshan-2017
Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST | WEB INDIA |FULL ARTICLE
Releasing the Swachh Survekshan-2017 conducted in 434 cities and towns : Indore has emerged as India's cleanest city, while Uttar Pradesh's Gonda stood at the bottom of sanitation rankings which assessed cities largely on improvement in processing of municipal solid waste and ending open defecation.
Naidu stressed that the rankings were not announced to point finger at anyone. "Our objective is to show that where they stand in cleanliness and what do they need to learn from others."
India Smart Cities Awards Contest 2017: Narendra Modi government to offer Rs 50 lakh prize to measure impact of project.
September 11, 2017 5:39 AM | THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS | FULL ARTICLE
The contest is aimed at recognising and rewarding cities, projects and innovative ideas that promote the goals of the Smart City Mission including enhancement in quality of life of citizens.Best performers in each of the categories will be awarded with Rs 5 lakh each and a scroll. Awards will be presented on June 25 next year(2018).