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Indore: DAVV fails to make it to swachh rankings

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Indore: Despite all efforts put in, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya failed to make it to top institutions of higher learning in Swachh Survey, which has declared the cleanest campus in the country award. In fact, no institutions of higher learning from the state figured in the list of 25 institutions, which were declared cleanest in the country.

The ranking for swachh campuses was decaled on Thursday. The list carried names of five varsities, six colleges, seven technical institutions and seven government institutions. Among those, the leading university of the state, DAVV could not find the place. DAVV were among the 3500 institutions which had applied for Swachh Survey for Higher Education Institutions. At the time of entry, no mentions regarding the number of institutions were made.

Later, the MHRD decided to go for physical verification of only those institutions, which figured in top 174 shortlisted for inspections. DAVV tried its best but may be not good enough. The MHRD announced names of 25 institutions, which ranked in the cleanliness survey and included five varsities, six colleges, seven technical institutes and seven government institutes.


The DAVV, which had applied for ranking waited for the survey team to come for inspection but it did not. Total 3500 institutes had applied for the rankings of which 174 where shortlisted. No information on the shortlist was announced at the time of launch of the survey so all institutions was expecting the inspection but to no avail.