Indore continues to top Swachh Survekshan among cities having ten lakh plus population

News:Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs has announced the results of the first (April-June) and second (July- September) quarters of Swachh Survekshan League 2020.


About Swachh Survekshan League 2020:

  • Swachh Survekshan 2020 League was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2019. 
  • The aim of the survey is to sustain the on-ground performance of cities along with continuous monitoring of service level performance in cleanliness.
  • The Swachh Survekshan 2020 League is being conducted in 3 quarters namely the April- June, July – September and the October- December 2019.
  • The performance of cities in the League 2020 is crucial to their ranking in Swachh Survekshan 2020 due to the 25% weightage of the quarterly assessments to be included in the annual survey in January 2020.

Key takeaways from the survey:

Cities with a population of 10 lakh and above:

  • Indore from Madhya Pradesh has been ranked first in both quarters.
  • Bhopal got second and Surat in Gujarat third spot in the first Quarter.
  • In the second quarter,Rajkot in Gujarat was at the 2nd spot while Navi Mumbai was at third.

Cities with a population of 1 lakh and above:

  • Jamshedpur in Jharkhand has been ranked first in both quarters.
  • New Delhi Municipal Council and Khargone in Madhya Pradesh got the second and third spot in the first quarter in this category.
  • In the second quarter,Chandrapur in Maharashtra and Khargone got the second and third spot respectively.