The agency had been appointed under the Centre’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to carry out the survey
Ghaziabad has topped in Uttar Pradesh in a cleanliness survey conducted by an independent agency, District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari said.
The agency had been appointed under the Centre’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to carry out the survey.
Speaking to the media, Maheswari said the parameters of the survey included sanitation, cleanliness, plantation, segregation of solid waste, rejuvenation of ponds and facelift of primary schools in remote villages.
Ghaziabad tops Uttar Pradesh, ranks 11th in India in cleanliness
The government, through the agency, conducted a survey of 685 districts across the country, in which Ghaziabad stood 11th, Maheswari said at a press conference. The agency also surveyed 6,867 villages across the country.
Satara in Maharashtra stood first in the all-India cleanliness ranking, Maheswari added.
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