Swachh Survekshan Current Affairs, GK & News

Unveiled in 2016, Swachh Survekshan was introduced to improve urban sanitation by inducing competition among cities and encouraging mass participation. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the field assessment of Swachh Survekshan recently. This is the sixth edition of the annual cleanliness survey. The survey, which usually takes place in January, was delayed due to the COVID-19. The on-field survey will be conducted on 1-28 March by more than 2,000 assessors.

Field Assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2021 Launched

The Secretary of Ministry of Housing and Housing Affairs (MoHUA), Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, has launched the field assessment of Swachh Survekshan, 2021. It is the sixth edition of this annual cleanliness survey which is conducted by the Government of India. Background The Swachh Survekshan 2021 was introduced by the MoHUA in the year 2016. ..

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Swachh Survekshan report 2020: Indore bagged the award for fourth time in a row

Indore bagged the first prize as the cleanest city in the nation for the fourth year in a row. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry released the Swachh Survekshan Report 2020 with the List of winning cities of India. Key Highlights of the report Swachh Survekshan sanitation survey was carried out in over 4,000 ..

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“Swachh Survekshan 2021” launched

On July 3, 2020, the Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Swachh Survekshan 2021. This is the sixth edition of the annual cleanliness survey. The survey is to focus on waste water treatment this year. It will also provide state ranking. The rankings are to be provided to the states based on their support ..

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GoI: Star Rating of Garbage Free Cities Released

On May 19, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs released star rating of garbage free cities for the year 2019-20. Highlights Around 5 cities were given 5-star rating. This includes Ambikapur, Surat, Rajkot, Mysuru, Indore and Navi Mumbai. The ministry had given 3-star rating to 65 cities and 1-star rating to 70 cities. ..

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Results of Swachh Survekshan League, 2020 released

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on December 31, 2019, released Swachh Survekshan League in New Delhi. Around 4,372 cities participated in the league. It is a cleanliness survey that helps in competitive federalism. Highlights In the category of 10 lakh plus population, Indore secured first place. Indore has remained in first place for ..

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