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Indore became cleanest city for 6th time in a row; Surat retains second spot | Daily Current Affairs Dose

Indore became cleanest city for 6th time in a row; Surat retains second spot | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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Indore became cleanest city for 6th time in a row; Surat retains second spot | Daily Current Affairs Dose

Swachh Survekshan 2022 Ranking List: As per the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022 latest result released by the Central Government Indore has been declared India's cleanest city for the sixth time in a row, while Surat has retained the second position. Navi Mumbai has replaced Vijayawada at the third spot.

Swachh Survekshan 2022 Ranking List | Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022 in Details

In the population category of ‘less than 1 lakh’, Panchgani and Karad from Maharashtra bagged the first and third positions respectively, while Patan from Chhattisgarh bagged the second position. 

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Tirupati received the best city award in Safai Mitra Suraksha while Haridwar in Uttarakhand received the award for the best Ganga town in more than one lakh population cities. Shivamogga in Karnataka received the fast mover city award.

Indore further cemented its position by emerging as India’s first 7-star Garbage Free citywhile Surat, Bhopal, Mysuru, Navi Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, and Tirupati earned 5-star Garbage Free certifications.

Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022: ‘Cleanest State’ Awards

Madhya Pradesh emerged as the ‘Cleanest State’ in the category of “more than 100 Urban Local Bodies”, relegating Chhattisgarh, the Cleanest State of the previous 3 years, to second place. Maharashtra emerged as third cleanest State. Similarly, Tripura emerged as the Cleanest State award in the “less than 100 ULBs category”, dislodging Jharkhand, which had won in the last 2 consecutive years. Jharkhand and Uttarakhand received the second and third spots respectively.

Swachh Survekshan 2022 Ranking: Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2022  

Over the years, Swachh Survekshan (SS) has emerged as an effective tool for transforming the urban landscape. This year’s Survekshan participated by 4,355 cities, also saw an unprecedented number of citizens’ feedback – over 9 crores, compared to 5 cores last year.

In all, 22 States and 5 UTs received awards, of whom 8 States received more than 10 awards each. 8 States and 5 UTs have shown improvements ranging between 5 – 25% in their overall ground level performance over last year. Of them, 4 out the 8 North Eastern states have shown significant improvement in the overall performance over the last year.

Moreover, 10 Cantonment Boards (against 7 CBs last year) and 2 Ganga towns received awards. A heartening feature of the awards was that smaller cities with population of less than 25,000 have performed admirably in the survey, with 40 of them receiving awards.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic 

  • President of India: Droupadi Murmu 
  • Vice President of India: Jagdeep Dhankhar
  • Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi 
  • Chief Justice of India: Uday Umesh Lalit 
  • Lok Sabha Speaker of India: Om Birla 
  • Capital of India: New Delhi 
  • Largest city of India: Mumbai 
  • Official languages of India: Hindi / English 
  • Currency of India: Indian rupee (₹) (INR) 
  • Total Population of India 2018 estimate: Neutral increase 1,352,642,280

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