Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 - Haryana ranked Best State

Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 - Haryana ranked Best State
Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 - Haryana ranked Best State

Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 - Haryana ranked Best State

Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 (SSG 2018) given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti, in New Delhi.

The awards give to top Ranked State, District and State with maximum citizen participation based on the National Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018.

Haryana was ranked as best State, Satara District of Maharashtra was ranked as best district. Uttar Pradesh was rewarded for maximum citizens’ participation.

The top ranked States and Districts which received awards are as below:-

Overall Ranking:-

Top 3 States-1) Haryana, 2) Gujarat 3) Maharashtra
Top 3 Districts- 1) Satara, Maharashtra 2) Rewari, Haryana 3) Pedapalli, Telangana
States with maximum citizen participation -1) Uttar Pradesh 2) Gujarat 3) Maharashtra
Districts with maximum citizens’ participation- 1) Nashik, Maharashtra 2) Solapur, Maharashtra 3) Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

Zonal Ranking – Top 3 States

Northern: Haryana (1st), Rajasthan (2nd) and Himachal Pradesh (3rd).
Southern: Andhra Pradesh (1st), Telangana (2nd) and Karnataka (3rd).
Eastern: Chhattisgarh (1st), West Bengal (2nd) and Jharkhand (3rd).
Western: Gujarat (1st), Maharashtra (2nd) and Madhya Pradesh (3rd).
North-East: Sikkim (1st), Mizoram (2nd) and Meghalaya (3rd).
Union Territories: Dadar & Nagar Haveli (1st), Daman & Diu (2nd) and Chandigarh (3rd).

Zonal Ranking – Top 3 Districts

Northern: Rewari (Haryana), Gurgaon (Haryana) and Karnal (Haryana).
Southern: Peddapalli (Telangana), Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) and Warangal (Telangana).
Eastern: Surajpur (Chhattisgarh), Surguja (Chhattisgarh) and Hazaribagh (Jharkhand).
Western: Satara (Maharashtra), Patan (Gujarat) and Nashik (Maharashtra).
North-East: Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Aizawl (Mizoram), East Sikkim (Sikkim).
Union Territories: Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu.

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation had commissioned “Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018” (SSG 2018) through an independent survey agency to develop ranking of all districts of India on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation (Swachhata) parameters.

This ranking was done based on a comprehensive set of parameters including surveys of public places like schools, Anganwadis, PHCs, Haat/ Bazaars, Panchayat and citizen’s perception of Swachhata and their recommendations for improvement of the program and data from the SBM-G IMIS.

As part of Swachh SurvekshanGrameen, 6786 villages in 685 Districts across India were covered. 27,963 public places namely schools, anganwadis, public health centres, haat/ bazaars/religious places in these 6786 villages were visited by an independent agency for survey.

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