Results of Swachh Survekshan 2016 announced; Mysuru declared cleanest city in India
Out of the 73 cities surveyed, while Mysuru in Karnataka was adjudged as the cleanest city, Dhanbad in Jharkand was adjudged as the least clean city.
Union Urban Development Miniser M Venkaiah Naidu on 15 February 2016 announced the results of Swachh Survekshan 2016 survey.
Under the Swachh Survekshan 2016, 73 cities were surveyed for cleanliness and categorized based on the marks scored by each of them.
Out of the 73 cities, while Mysuru in Karnataka was adjudged as the cleanest city, Dhanbad in Jharkand was adjudged as the least clean city.
The survey was conducted for total marks of 2000 and the cities were divided into the following four categories based on their percentage of marks.
• Leaders (> 70 percent): 15 cities
• Aspiring Leaders (60 – 70 percent): 20 cities
• Acceleration required (50 – 60 percent): 18 cities
• Slow Movers (< 50 percent): 20 cities
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