Cleanest city in India: Mumbai tops Swachh list among capitals

Swachh Survekshan 2018 results Indore the cleanest city in India Bhopal grabs second position

Contrary to the expectations and much to the disappointment of the denizens of the city, port city Vizag has failed to maintain its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan for 2018.

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been ranked the cleanest small city in the government's cleanliness survey "Swachh Survekshan 2018". State ranking was introduced in this year's survey, which was conducted between January 4 and March 10.

On Wednesday, a government survey ranked cities across the country in terms of cleanliness.

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. Indore, Bhopal and Chandigarh were declared the cleanest cities.

Based on the survey, it was chose to confer awards on 29 cities and cantonment boards at the national level, 20 cities at the zonal level and three states for Best Performance in Urban Areas, he said.

Cleanest city in India: Mumbai tops Swachh list among capitals
Cleanest city in India: Mumbai tops Swachh list among capitals

While state's Vijayawada stood as the cleanest city in the one million population category, Tirupati won the best city award in the solid waste management category.

Mayor had repeatedly said that the city will remain second to none this time and all efforts to grab the first position in cleanliness podium were made this time. The names of the worst performing cities would be announced on the day the awards would be presented, Hardeep Puri, Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs, said.

Indore and Bhopal have retained their positions as the top two cleanest cities for the second consecutive year and Chandigarh has been ranked as the third cleanest city.

Focussing on open defecation free status, civic body constructed public toilets and place modular toilets across the city. This year, 35% weightage was given to citizen feedback, 30% weightage to direct observation and 45 % percent weightage has been given to service level progress. Garbage collection was one such factor. The results of Swachh Survekshan 2018, aims to estimate levels of cleanliness across cities in the country. The city is far from being Swacch in the real sense of the term, the award notwithstanding.


Related News:

  • Atletico bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille showdown

    Atletico bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille showdown

    Since then it is Barcelona who have emerged as the leading contender to sign the former Real Sociedad man and have been tipped to meet his €100million buy out.
    US, Gulf Arab states place sanctions on Hezbollah leadership

    US, Gulf Arab states place sanctions on Hezbollah leadership

    Specifically, OFAC, together with Gulf partners, designated Hasan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Hezbollah. The sanctions target Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, his deputy Naim Qassem and other figures and entities.
    Chrissy Teigen has given birth to a baby boy!

    Chrissy Teigen has given birth to a baby boy!

    Teigen, 32, shared the news on Twitter on Thursday May 17 writing, "Somebody's herrrrrrre!" along with baby bottle emojis". I think she'll probably have some growing pains because she's currently running the house right now.
  • SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

    SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

    The collegium intends to send Justice Joseph's name along with other names being considered for Supreme Court judgeships. Justice Jhala's name has been approved after taking into consideration the material on record .
    Kent State graduate's photos with AR-10 and cap go viral

    Kent State graduate's photos with AR-10 and cap go viral

    The photo of Kaitlin Bennett also showed her holding a graduation cap with the phrase "come and take it" written on it. She was with her family and her boyfriend Sunday, the day after she graduated, when the photo was taken, she said.
    ND Senate discuss net neutrality, plan moving forward

    ND Senate discuss net neutrality, plan moving forward

    Net neutrality, under which the internet has operated since its inception, ensures that there is no favoritism in internet access. Once there, the caucus would need a simple majority to adopt the resolution - and with Collins, it has 50 votes.
  • Justify Odds-on Favorite at 7

    Justify Odds-on Favorite at 7

    The odds are against that, unless a bruised heel Justify was treated for acts up after training on an off track at Pimlico. Good Magic , which finished second in Kentucky, has the next-best odds of winning.
    Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

    Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

    After the game was tied 1-1, Vegas got two goals from its second line, which features Erik Haula between Neal and Alex Tuch . Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 81.8 percent of their opponents power plays.
    Italian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Advance to Round of 16

    Italian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Advance to Round of 16

    The 30-year-old next plays Germany's Peter Gojowczyk before a possible quarter-final showdown with top-seed Nadal. He has French Open 10 out of 12 times in his career and surely he is the favourite this year as well.
  • Three more Ohio E. coli cases linked to lettuce

    Three more Ohio E. coli cases linked to lettuce

    Talk to your doctor if you have symptoms of an E. coli infection and report your illness to your local health department. Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty represent people sickened with E. coli O157:H7 infections and HUS.
    Kane on 'amazing' Salah: 'I haven't seen Mo to talk with him'

    Kane on 'amazing' Salah: 'I haven't seen Mo to talk with him'

    With 44 goals and 14 assists in 52 games for club and country, Salah has placed himself among the world's elite forwards. Klopp's players reassemble in Marbella on Wednesday after a couple of days off for a short training camp.
    Florida teacher drowns 'nuisance animals' in front of class

    Florida teacher drowns 'nuisance animals' in front of class

    The mother of the student who shot the video, both who wish to remain anonymous, said to a reporter at WKMG-TV, "It made me sick. The cell phone video shows the raccoons in a cage being immersed in water in a trash can and drowning in front of the class.


Most liked

VK Singh visits N Korea to discuss growth in peninsula
Kim Yong Dae, Vice President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, H.E. India had said then that its trade with North Korea was in any case "minimal".

Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India
Finally, Facebook will let you archive your stories like it does on Instagram so you can save the stories you like the most. These memories can be seen right when you log into your Facebook account and help you save the storage on your smartphone.

SRO stops school shooter in IL
The shooting unfolded near the school's gym, where students were practicing for graduation, at around 8:00 a.m. local time. She says after she and her classmates heard the shots fired, they were evacuated to Page Park just down the street.

Sherpa Kami Rita Sets Record with 22nd Successful Climb of Mount Everest
While Lhakpa Sherpa was climbing to break her own record on Wednesday morning, other climbers were dealing with oxygen failures. On the Tibet side a team was forced to retreat from just below the summit when 11 of their bottled oxygen systems failed.

Supreme Court to examine Centre's Cauvery management scheme today
The Supreme Court on Wednesday had directed Centre to make a few modifications to the draft it had submitted on May 14. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have fought over the river for more than a century now.

Discovery of distant galaxy opens door to 'uncharted period of cosmic history'
If astronomers discovered oxygen in MACS1149-JD1, it meant that inside the galaxy, stars have formed even earlier and died in the galaxy.

Cough up $1bn for using our iPhone designs — Apple to Samsung
It's not like that Apple has accused Samsung of copying, Samsung has also accused Apple of copying its designing features. It argues that customers were not only buying its handsets because of the design, but also due to their "functionality".

Feces-flinging woman attacks Langley Tim Hortons staff
She can then be seen picking up her excrement from the floor with here bare hands, and throwing it at staff behind the counter. She then pulls down her trousers , proceeds to defecate on the floor, and then picks it up and flings it at the employee.

Seven Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Five Canisius programs recognized were men's cross country , golf , men's swimming and diving, men's track and field and rowing . The aggregate 2016-17 Academic Progress Rate data for all NCAA Division I institutions will be announced later this month.

Goldman Sachs Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency
We are excited to be working directly with Bitmain on realizing our shared vision. It recently got hold on cryptocurrency exchange is known as Poloniex.

'We got Bama!': Crimson Tide rolls into Austin in 2022
His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others. The Longhorns will now host the Buckeyes on August 30, 2025, and travel to Columbus on September 5, 2026.

Caged tiger at Florida high school prom causes uproar
Some parents in Florida are very upset after learning there was a caged tiger at their kids' high school prom over the weekend. It isn't hard to imagine a teen sticking their hand in the cage or getting close enough to be mauled by the anxious big cat.

Dad of 10 charged with domestic violence in 2011
Her husband Jonathan Allen was arrested on Friday and booked on 9 counts of felony torture and 6 counts of felony youngster abuse. Speaking with reporters, Rogers said the children suffered bumps and bruises associated with being kids but no serious injuries.

JR Smith Won't be Disciplined for Flagrant Foul
The relentless pressure and intensity of the Celtics continued to wear on the Cavs, as Boston were just kicking into gear. LeBron James responded to his weak game one performance with one of the best playoff quarters of his career.

Buffon to play last game for Juve on Saturday
Buffon, 40, will make his 640th Serie A appearance, falling just seven short of the league record held by Paolo Maldini. "I'm his sister, I love him very much and I'm biased, but I really don't think it's time for goodbye".