Government Launches ‘Swachh Survekshan 2019’

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, launched the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2019’, the fourth edition of the annual nationwide cleanliness survey of urban India in New Delhi.

The Swachh Survekshan 2019 aims to evaluate the achievements in the cleanliness level in urban areas of the country. It is launched as a part of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • The survey will cover 40 crore people across over 4000 towns and cities.
  • Swachh Survekshan 2019, completely digital and paperless survey, will be completed in a record time of 28 days.
  • For the first time ever, the inspection will be conducted without giving any prior information to the concerned official for real-time check and survey will be based on people’s feedback.
  • It will be conducted by an independent third party.

Source: NDTV

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