Maharashtra’s impression on Swachh Sarvekshan 2018

• In the competition of cities having population of more than one lakh people, 28 cities of Maharashtra in the first 100 • In the West Region , 58 cities in the first 100 in competition with population of less than one lakh

Mumbai : Clean survey-2018 conducted under the Swachh Bharat Mission, in cities of more than one lakh population cities (Amrit cities) , 28 cities in the State have occupied the place in the first hundred and 58 cities have been ranked in on first hundred in the West region in cities with population of less than one lakh . This is the highest number of cities in the State this year as compared to last year’s list of clean cities. The clean survey of 2018 has been announced today. In that, the cities of Maharashtra are showing their impression.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the State an award in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore program for getting second place in Clean India Survey.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Under this campaign, the Clean Survey 2018 was organized to evaluate the cleanliness in urban areas. 4,203 cities were surveyed in the country from January 4, 2018 to March 10, 2018. In this, 43 Amrit cities and 217 cities with less than one lakh population took part in the State.

The State has been declared the highest number of prizes 10 out of 52 prizes in various sections, including the State’s second highest rank of Clean survey in 2018. The city of Mumbai has been declared the cleanest capital city , and Navi Mumbai has ranked first in solid waste management. In the Clean Survey, 9 cities in Maharashtra are declared clean cities, six of which have been declared National Level Cleanliness Award and 3 cities have been awarded division-level prizes. In this, Nagpur city has been declared new and innovative work culture award , Parbhani has received the award in the civil response, the dynamic medium city Bhiwandi, and Bhusawal has been declared as dynamic small city .

The State has received three awards at Zonal level . In this, Panchgani city of Satara district has been declared the best clean city of western Zone and award for citizen response is given to Shandurjena Ghat in Amravati district and Saswad in Pune district has been given the award for innovative and outstanding work culture. The awards were distributed at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The State’s awards were accepted by Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department, Manisha Mhaiskar. Urban Development Department Deputy Secretary Sudhakar Bobde, Executive Director of Clean Maharashtra Campaign Directorate Seema Dhamdhere, Director Dr Uday Tekale and others were present on the occasion .