Nagpur: In a bid to achieve better sanitation level, Nagpur secured 55th rank in Swachh Survekshan 2018. Amid 485 cities covered by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in its third swachh survekshan, Nagpur secured 55th rank with 2834.94 marks, improving its last year rank 137.
While Indore once again emerged on top with 3707 marks. Followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh with 3688.94 and 3649.38 marks respectively.
With 639 marks out of 1400 in Service Level Progress, 1164.52 out of 1200 in Direct Observation and 1031.43 out of 1400 in Citizen’s Feed Back, Nagpur secured total 2834.94 marks out of 4000.
Conducted by Government of India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, swachh survekshan aims to encourage cities to improve urban sanitation.
“Nagpur has done very well in Swachh Survekshan 2018. Nagpur’s Ranking has jumped from 137th to 55th, which is a huge progress. Nagpur has scored very high under Direct Observation & Citizen feedback, which shows Nagpur Municipal Corporation has been able to reach out citizens and citizens too have responded well.
Less score in Service level Progress may be due to non availability of Solid Waste Treatment Plant. Credit of the success goes to Nanda Jichkar, Mayor , Ashwin Mudgal, Dist. Collector, Virendra Singh, NMC Commissioner & their team for their efforts,” said Kaustav Chatterjee, Brand Ambassador Swacch Bharat Abhiyan of Nagpur City,