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Swachh survey of cities to be held on quarterly basis now

The Swachh Survekshan, which was first rolled out in 2016, is a survey to rank cities on several cleanliness parameters so as to build a spirit of competition among cities.

Who said Chandigarh has 95 % segregation when it hasn’t kicked off, Sood asks Yadav

As Sood constantly raised questions, Yadav told him that the former could ask for a clarification from the Government of India as to from where this 95 percent segregation claim in Chandigarh came from.


Swachh Survekshan: A clean contest between BJP and BJP in Chandigarh House

Party councillors blame each other for the poor ranking of Chandigarh

Swachh Survekshan ranking 2019: Rajkot back in top 10 after four years, ranks 9 out of 100 cities

Rajkot secured 4000 marks out of 5000 and was ranked ninth out of 100 cities in the country. Madhya Pradesh's Indore was declared the cleanest city of India for the third consecutive year.

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Delhi team surveys 40 places in Surat for ODF+

The ODF+ and star cities ratings for the cleanliest cities have been included for the first time in the Swachh Survekshan by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings: Maharashtra tops survey with 28 cities

Maharashtra got the highest awards — 10 out of 52 sections. The city of Mumbai has been declared the cleanest capital city, and Navi Mumbai ranked first in solid waste management.


Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings: No city from Punjab in top 100, Batala dirtiest, Bathinda cleanest

A total of 485 cities were surveyed across India including 17 from Punjab with more than 1 lakh population. Last year as well, no city from Punjab had made it to the top 100.

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Chandigarh third cleanest in India, rank up from 11 last year

The weightage in different parameters was revised in this year’s Swachh Survekshan. Total marks for assessment were increased to 4,000 from 2,000 in last year’s survey.

Chandigarh: Air quality worst at some places in 2017, says study

The study said particles deposited on or in the vicinity of the road may be re-entrained or resuspended into air through vehicle-induced turbulence, shearing stress of tyres and high windspeed. The common used term for these particles was ‘road dust'.

Mohali lags behind in solid waste management and ODF categories

The solid waste collection in the city was in question after the municipal corporation roped in a Delhi company around one-and-a-half year ago.