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Swachh Survekshan 2017 cities ranking on May 4

Anil Urs Bengaluru | Updated on January 11, 2018 Published on May 02, 2017

A total of over 37 lakh citizens responded with their feedback under the two month long Swachh Survey. File Photo   -  PTI

Swacch Bharat buzz has made a difference on ground: Venkaiah Naidu

Field inspection of 17,500 locations confirm Swacch Bharat buzz making a difference on ground. The mission have made a positive impact on cleanliness situation in urban areas, said Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu.

He told reporters here that Swachh Survekshan-2017 brings out impact of improved infrastructure, service delivery. 18 lakh sample survey reveals cities turned much cleaner in last one year.

Sanitation rankings of 434 cities and towns will be announced on May 4 (Thursday) and Naidu said citizens’ feedback were more exciting than rankings.





In the Survey commissioned by the Ministry of Urban Development during January – February this year, over 18 lakh citizens responded to a set of six questions giving their perception of sanitation situation in cities and towns.

Besides, 421 assessors of Quality Council of India have physically inspected 17,500 locations in 434 cities and towns. 2,680 residential locations, 2,680 commercial locations and 2,582 commercial and public toilets were inspected in these cities and towns for on the spot third party assessment of ground level assessment of sanitation.

Naidu said he discussed the findings of the Survey with the ministry officials and the surveyors in detail tweeted today saying, “Survey results are very encouraging. Revealed major improvement in cleanliness in last one year. Swachh Bharat buzz is reflecting on ground. Swachh Rankings of 434 cities and towns will be announced on Thursday this week. More than rankings, citizens’ perception and field reports are more exciting.”

A total of over 37 lakh citizens responded with their feedback under the two month long Survey.

Published on May 02, 2017
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