The cleanliness rankings of 434 cities and towns were announced on Thursday
Indore in Madhya Pradesh has been declared the cleanest city in India under the Swachh Survekshan 2017.
The Ministry of Urban Development’s official Twitter handle released the rankings on Thursday. The cleanliness rankings of 434 cities and towns were announced.
After Indore, Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal ranked as the second cleanest city in the country. Visakhapatnam, in Andhra Pradesh, came third, Gujarat’s Surat fourth and Karnataka’s Mysuru fifth.
Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu announced the rankings. Naidu said that 3.7 million citizens had responded this year by providing valuable feedback on their municipalities’ performance.
New Delhi Municipal Council missed out on the top five ranks and came in at the seventh position, followed by Navi Mumbai.(read more)