Government Launches Swachh Bharat Survekshan 2017 in 500 Cities (Download PDF)

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The Union Ministry of Urban Development launched Swachh Survekshan 2017 to rank 500 cities. The survey will be conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI) under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It is in a bid to encourage competition to improve sanitation.

Swachh Survekshan - Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Survekshan - Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Survekshan - Swachh Bharat Mission

Highlights

  • Minister of Urban Development launched ‘Swachh Suvekshan-2017’.
  • Swachhata Helpline ‘1969’, Swachhata App launched to promote people’s participation.
  • Swachh Survekshan 2017 will judge cities on the basis of data provided by Municipal bodies, data collected through direct observations and independent assessment and citizen feedbacks.
  • Data provided by Municipal bodies will carry 900 marks, data collected through direct observations and independent assessment will carry 500 marks.
  • The citizens can also give their feedback; citizen feedbacks will carry 600 marks.
  • Swachh Survekshan 2016 had ranked 73 cities across the country.
  • 1 lakh citizens participated and gave their feedback in 2016.
Areas of Evaluations of Swachh Survekshan 2017

Areas of Evaluations of Swachh Survekshan 2017

Areas of Evaluations of Swachh Survekshan 2017

Areas of Evaluation

  • Waste collection
  • sweeping and transportation
  • Open defecation free (ODF) and toilets 
  • Municipal Solid Waste-processing and disposal 
  • Information Education and behavior change and Capacity building-Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM)
  • e-learning portal

- Published/Last Modified on: January 5, 2017

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