Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2019

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News:Prime Minister will present the Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2019 to top ranked states and districts.

Facts:

About About Swachh Survekshan Grameen:

  • Swachh Survekshan Grameen provide national ranking of all districts and States of India on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation (Swachhata) parameters.
  • The rankings are based on taking into account a set of comprehensive cleanliness parameters.

Weightage:The weights to different criteria of the SSG are as follows:

  • Direct Observation of sanitation in public places (30%).
  • Citizen’s Feedback including feedback from common citizens,key influencers at the village level and from citizens online using the App (35%).
  • Service Level Progress on sanitation related parameters (35%).

Key takeaways from the survey:

  • Among larger states,Tamil Nadu has topped the list in 2019 from 11th position in 2018.
  • Haryana and Gujarat slipped to second and third positions respectively, each a rank lower than their 2018 performance. 
  • Among the districts,Peddapalli from Telangana has topped the list followed by Faridabad and Rewari from Haryana.