Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat 2019
The Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat is a cleanliness survey that is carried out by QCI – Quality Council of India. The council tool 720 Non – Suburban stations and Suburban Stations for the survey.
Findings of the survey
- Jaipur was ranked first with a cleanliness score of 931.75 out of 1000
- Jodhpur was ranked second with a score of 927.19
- The other top cleanest cities include Durgapura, Jammu Tawi, Gandhinagar, Suratgarh, Vijayawada, Udaipur, Ajmer and Haridwar.
- Southern Railways dropped five places. IT slipped to 7th position from 12th postion in 2018.
- The North Western Railway zone was awarded the cleanest railway zone of 2019
During the survey the inspectors inspected the station premises for presence of different forms of waste such as stain, stagnant water, litter and excreta. They also observed the frequency of cleaning activities in the customer interface areas. The condition of uniform, equipment, protection gear of the cleaning staff were also considered in ranking the stations.
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