Swachh Sarvekshan-2017: Bhopal ranks second

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 May 2017 11:18:15

Staff Reporter,

Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister Maya Singh congratulates CM Chouhan

Indore has become the cleanest city of the country. Bhopal city is in the second position. Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu awarded Indore city at the first and Bhopal in the second position in the category of the cleanest city in the country in Swachh India Ranking during a Swachh Sarvekshan-2017 felicitation programme organised at New Delhi.

While Indore acquired 1807.72 out of 2000 marks, Bhopal got 1800.43 marks in the survey. Atleast 38 urban bodies and Nagar Nigams were awarded in different categories at New Delhi on Thursday following a survey of 434 cities and towns conducted by the Union Urban Development Ministry.

Congratulating Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Urban Development Minister Maya Singh said that it is the result of the Chief Minister’s ‘Hamara Shahar No 1’ drive that Indore known better as Madhya Pradesh’ financial capital and capital city Bhopal have been awarded the first and second position under the Swachhata Sarvekshan in the country. Congratulating the entire team and the Nagar Nigam Mayor and Nagar Palika Chairman Urban Development Minister said that Indore has made the country proud and it owes its victory to the collective efforts.

Indore was in the 25th position in the cleanliness survey of 2015. Expressing her gratitude to the citizens Singh said this achievement could not have been possible without people’s support. In this survey Rewa city has taken a good leap. Rewa city has acquired the 38th position in the Swachh Sarvekshan- 2017. In the last survey Rewa city was at the 397th position.