The government today announced the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020, annual survey of cleanliness. While Indore clinched the first spot, Navi Mumbai was declared as India’s 3rd cleanest city in the Swachh Survekshan 2020.
The 'Swachh Survekshan 2020' results were announced by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri at the Swachh Mahotsav being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs (MoUHA).
"Navi Mumbai is India’s 3rd cleanest city. Heartiest congratulations to the people & municipal authorities for achieving this remarkable feat," Puri tweeted.
The second position in the category was grabbed by Surat. While, Varanasi has been the adjudged the 'best Ganga town' in the central government's cleanliness survey.
A total of 1.9 crore citizens across 4,242 cities of the country participated in the survey. Swachh Survekshan was introduced by the government with the objective of generating large scale citizen participation in the Mission, along with inculcating a spirit of healthy competition among cities towards becoming India's cleanest cities.