Swachh Survekshan Awards 2020 Announced

Swachh Survekshan 2020 awards have been announced and Indore became India’s cleanest city for the fourth year in a row. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced the Swachh Survekshan 2020 result at the Award Ceremony ‘Swachh Mahotsav’ in the national capital being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoUHA). This is the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of the country. A total of 129 awards will be handed out to the top-performing cities and states.

Swachh Survekshan was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016. While Mysuru won the award for the cleanest city of India in 2016, Indore retained the top spot for three consecutive years in 2017, 2018 and 2019. One city has been given only one Award. Cities population is as per 2011 Census.

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Ranking Methodology:

  • Cleanest City
  • Self Sustainable City
  • Maximum Citizen Feedback
  • Best Citizen Feedbacks
  • Fastest Mover
  • Best Innovation Award
  • Best Citizen Led Initiative

Here is the list of the all the winners across several categories:

Cleanest city awards for cities with a population above 1 lakh:

  • Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Surat (Gujarat)
  • Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Cleanest city awards for cities with a population below 1 lakh:

  • Karad (Maharashtra)
  • Saswad (Maharashtra)
  • Lonavla (Maharashtra)

Cleanest state with more than 100 cities:

  • Chhattisgarh

Cleanest state with less than 100 cities:

  • Jharkhand

Cleanest Ganga town:

  • Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

Maximum citizen participation in keeping city areas clean:

  • Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

The cleanest megacity with more than 40 lac population:

  • Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Best self-sustainable cities with a population above 40 lakh:

  • Bengaluru (Karnataka)
  • Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)

Fastest-moving city in terms of cleanliness:

  • Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Self-sustainable city in terms of cleanliness (more than 10 lakh population):

  • Rajkot (Gujarat)

Self-sustainable city in terms of cleanliness (less than 10 lakh population):

  • Mysuru (Karnataka)

Cleanest small cities:

  • Ambikapur (Chattisgarh)
  • Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh)

The cleanest city with a population between 1 lakh to 3 lakh:

  • Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)

Cleanest capital city:

  • New Delhi (Union Territory of New Delhi) and the NDMC.

Fastest moving cleanest capital city:

  • Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

Fastest moving self-sustainable cleanest capital city:

  • Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)

Cleanest Ganga towns:

  • Kanauj (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Chunar (Uttar Pradesh)

Cleanest city in the North Zone:

• Gangaghat (Uttar Pradesh)

Cleanest city in the North Zone (pop. 25k – 50k):

• Nawashahar (Punjab)

Cleanest city in the North Zone (pop. below 25k):

• Awagarh (Uttar Pradesh)

Cleanest city northeast Zone:

• Jorhat (Assam)

Cleanest city in the northeast Zone (pop. 25k – 50k):

• Mokukchung (Nagaland)

Cleanest city in the northeast Zone (pop. below 25k):

• Jiribam (Manipur)

Cleanest Cities in the east zone:

  • Dhamtari (Odisha)
  • Jashpur Nagar (Chhattisgarh)
  • Patan (Gujarat)

Cleanest Cities in the south zone:

  • Palamaneru (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Medchal (Telangana)
  • Periyapatna (Karnataka)

Cleanest Cities in the western zone:

  • Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
  • Shirdi (Maharashtra)
  • Panhala (Maharashtra)

Cleanest cantonments in the country:

  • Jalandhar Cantt.
  • Delhi Cantt.
  • Meerut Cantt.

Cities awarded for citizen-led awareness towards cleanliness:

  • Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Karimnagar (Telangana)
  • Sihora (Madhya Pradesh)

Best performing state with more than 100 cities:

• Maharashtra

Best performing state with less than 100 cities:

• Madhya Pradesh

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