President of India Announces Results of Swachh Survekshan 2022

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“President of India Announces Results of Swachh Survekshan 2022” published in PIB on 1st October 2022.

“Telangana scoops Swachh Survekshan Gramin, 2022 award” published in The Hindu on 3rd October 2022.

What is the News?

The President of India has announced the Swachh Survekshan, 2022 rankings.

What is the Swachh Survekshan Awards?
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Population above 1 lakh: Indore has been ranked the cleanest city in India for the sixth consecutive year. Surat and Navi Mumbai were ranked as the second and third-cleanest cities.

Population below1 lakh: Panchgani and Karad from Maharashtra bagged the first and third positions respectively, while Patan from Chhattisgarh bagged the second position.

The Cleanest States with more than 100 urban local bodies (ULBs): Madhya Pradesh emerged as the ‘Cleanest State.’

Cleanest state award in the less than 100 ULBs category: Tripura emerged as the Cleanest State in this category.

Star Rating Protocol of Garbage Free Cities: Indore further cemented its position by emerging as India’s first 7-star Garbage Free city, while Surat, Bhopal, Mysuru, Navi Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, and Tirupati earned 5-star Garbage Free certifications.

What is Swachh Survekshan Gramin (SSG)?

This award ranks States and districts on the basis of their performance attained on Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G).

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Large States category: Telangana was ranked first for the cleanliness of its villages. Haryana was placed second followed by Tamil Nadu.

Smaller States and Union Territories category: Andaman and Nicobar secured the first position, followed by Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Sikkim.

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