Nagpur has once again failed to acquire top position ‘Swachh Survekshan 2021’ awards. Meanwhile, Indore has once again bagged the award for being India’s cleanest city as President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2021’ awards. This is the fifth time in a row the city in Madhya Pradesh has won the award in the sixth edition of the event.
While Surat (Gujarat) and Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) grabbed the second and third positions respectively, as the Centre announced the results of its latest annual cleanliness award.
Chhattisgarh has been awarded cleanest state in the annual cleanliness survey while Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh has won the cleanest Ganga town in the Swachh Survekshan 2021’ awards.
This year Navi Mumbai grabbed fourth followed by Pune, Raipur, Bhopal, Vadodara, GVMC Visakhapatnam, Ahmedabad respectively are among the top 10 winners.
President Ram Nath Kovid on Saturday presented Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021 to the cleanest cities and states in the country at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital.
A total of 4,320 cities participated in the 2021 edition of the Swachh Survekshan. The cities are usually rated using a star system and this year, 342 cities, an increase from 56 in 2018, would be given certificates under some star rating. This includes nine five-star cities, 166 three-star cities, 167 one-star cities.