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Indore retains title of cleanest metropolis for fifth time in a row | India Information

NEW DELHI: In a laudable feat, Indore retained the tag of the cleanest city native physique (ULB) for the fifth time in a row, whereas the most important present of enchancment was of Noida, which jumped from fortieth place in 2020 to ninth this yr amongst ULBs with a couple of lakh inhabitants, in keeping with the federal government’s cleanliness survey.
Within the Swachh Survekshan 2021 outcomes introduced on Saturday, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), which covers the Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone, additionally improved its rating to fifth from final yr’s place of eighth amongst ULBs.
The NDMC additionally acquired the award of being the cleanest metropolis within the class of ULBs with ‘1-10 lakh’ inhabitants.In contrast to final yr, the annual swachhta (cleanliness) survey didn’t put out a complete listing of ULBs beneath the class of ‘greater than 1-lakh inhabitants’.
This yr, it revealed ULB-wise scores, which TOI used for evaluating the rating of municipal areas beneath two classes like final yr – ‘lower than one lakh’ and ‘a couple of lakh’ inhabitants.
The three municipal companies in Delhi and its Cantonment Board didn’t have a rating to make it to listing of the ‘high 100’ within the one-lakh plus class. Nonetheless, within the sub-category of 48 ULBs with greater than 10 lakh inhabitants, municipal companies of South Delhi, East Delhi and North Delhi ranked at 31, 38 and 43, respectively.
President Ram Nath Kovind gave away the awards to the top-ranking cities at an occasion in Delhi. Appreciating Indore’s efficiency, Kovind mentioned whereas successful the highest place is an achievement, to retain it’s a greater problem.
Amongst all ULBs with lower than one lakh inhabitants, eight out of the highest 10 have been from Maharashtra – Vita emerged because the cleanest amongst them, adopted by Lonavala.
For the reason that inception of the national-level survey of ULBs in 2016, the housing and concrete affairs ministry has launched modifications within the scoring sample, which it claims to make the findings extra correct and progressive. To that finish, this yr, it elevated the residents’ suggestions to a most rating of 1,800 in comparison with 1,500 within the 2020 survey. Apparently, some ULBs which couldn’t make it to the highest 10 among the many one lakh-plus inhabitants class, had recorded extra scores in public notion about cleanliness of their cities.

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