Once again for the fourth time Indore city has become the cleanest city in India. Under SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2020, Again “INDORE” GOT NO.1 RANK-
On 2nd October 2014, our prime minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign at Raj Ghat, New Delhi for the management of solid waste management and to remove insanitation in rural and urban areas.
The name of this campaign is -“SWATCH BHARAT ABHIYAN”. The main objective of this campaign is to generate awareness and changing the behavior of people towards sanitation practices.
This campaign is India”s largest campaign which is done in 4043 cities with approx 3 Million government employees. the volunteers under this campaign are known as Swachhagrahis who promotes sanitation under the village level.
The government also provided a subsidy for the construction of around 110 million toilets between 2014 and 2019. This program also receives funds from the world bank and by the state government.
This program is successfully running during today’s time many people are inspired by this campaign.
Many movies are also made under this campaign like Toilet-Ek prem Katha etc.
SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2020-
In 2016 a survey was started and covered around 73 cities, by 2019 this campaign got success and covered about 4237 cities and become the largest cleanliness survey in the world.
So on 2nd October 2019, on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi SWACHH SURVEKSHAN survey was launched as a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
It is like an annual survey of cleanliness, sanitation, and hygiene in cities and rural areas of India. This survey covered around 4242 cities. This survey is regulated under the ministry of urban development with a time-bound duration of 28 days.
Under many of the cities once in a year, this survey is conducted to ensure that the process continued in a new manner or not. But in the 2020 year this survey is redesigned as instead of once in a year, this survey was conducted every quarter.
On 31st December 2019 the result of the survey”s first quarter was announced in which Indore city got the first position. with the changed format of Swachh Survekshan survey 2020,
Our prime minister Narendra Modi announced the survey”s second-quarter results on 20th august 2020 in this again INDORE city got the title of India”s the cleanest city. After that second & third cleanest city is Bhopal & Surat.
People also give many positive feedbacks towards this result. Now with the direction of Mr. Shankar Lalwani, the peoples of Indore celebrated their victory by lighting Diyas and candles.