Govt Announced results of Swachh Sarvekshan -2016

By | February 16, 2016
(Last Updated On: February 16, 2016)

15 cities honoured for good work to improve sanitation in urban areas

15 cities from across the country were today felicitated by the central government for their good work in different areas of sanitation. Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu presented trophies and mementos to these cities after announcing the results of ‘ Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 ’ for their efforts to improve sanitation in respective cities.

Details of the awardees are :

City Category
Mysuru Overall best performing city
Chandigarh Best performer in North Zone and Best in Citizen feedback category
Tiruchirapalli Best performer in behavior change communication
New Delhi Municipal


Best performer among Smart Cities and Best in Service Level Status
Visakhapatnam Best Performer in South Zone and Best in Independent Observatin


Surat Best Performer in West Zone
Rajkot Best performer in door-to-door collection and transportation of

Solid waste and sweeping

Gangtok Best performer in North-East and Best performer among capitals
Pimpri Chindwad Best performer among satellite cities
Greater Mumbai Best Performer among mega cities
Allahabad Top mover in North Zone (improved the rank by maximum number)
Nagpur Top mover in West Zone
Visakhapatnam Top mover in South Zone
Bhubaneswar Top mover in East Zone
Imphal Top mover in North-East

Shri Venkaiah Naidu announced that all the 500 cities each  with a population of one lakh and above will be surveyed for cleanliness every year and a Rolling Trophy will be presented to the best performer. States will also be advised to rank cities so as to honour the best performing city in respective states and each urban local body to similarly identify the best ward in respect of sanitation.

Source Ministry of Urban Development 15-February, 2016

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