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Clean survey award 2019: Indore placed third consecutive year

Clean survey award 2019: Indore placed third consecutive year

President Ramnath Kovind gave the first prize of clean survey award to Indore city of Madhya Pradesh on March 06, 2019. Indore has received this award for the third consecutive year. These awards have been set up at the initiative of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.

Prizes were given in 70 categories under Clean Survey-2011. With the cleanest city, Star Racking and Zero Waste Management also got the award for Indore. At the same time, Madhya Pradesh got a total of 19 awards.

Clean survey award-2013:-

  • While Indore was declared the cleanest city of India, Bhopal was chosen as the cleanest city.
  • Apart from this, Ujjain is in first place in cities having more than 10 lakh population and cities with less than five lakh population.
  • Delhi Cantonment was chosen as India's most clean Cantonment.
  • Clean survey: Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra have emerged in India's top three best performing states in 2019.
  • New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area was given the 'Cleanest Small City' award.
  • Gauchar of Uttarakhand was declared the 'Best Ganga Town' in the Central Government's Survey.
  • In Star Rating, only Indore, Ambikapur and Mysore could get five star ratings, but Seven Star Ratings was not given to any city because the Urban Development Ministry wants all the cities and cities to work for cleanliness.

Survey process:-

In the clean survey- 4237 cities were surveyed in 28 days. During this time different teams talked to 64 lakh people. In addition, 40 million people of these cities were taken feedback through social media. The team had collected 41 lakh photos of these cities. On the basis of sanitation, 4.5 lakh letters have been uploaded on the basis of which the best city has been selected by the cities in the survey.

Why did Indore get reward?

  • Indore is India's first city where collection and disposal of 100 percent of garbage processing and building material and waste building material is being done.
  • Indore is the first city to complete the trunking ground and start new experiments there.
  • In Indore, arrangement of GPS, control room and 19 zones have been arranged for the maintenance of waste pickers.
  • This is the first city in the country where 100% people are taken out of the house by garbage and settled in the right place.
  • Home composting work is being done in over 9 thousand households in Indore with wet wastes.
  • Indore is the first city where two Zero West events of the presence of millions of people were organized.
Q.1 Which town got the Best Ganga Town Award in Clean India Survey 2019?
A. Gauchar
B. Chamoli Gopeshwar
C. Jyotirmath
D. Karnaprayag
Ans: Gauchar

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