GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020 on Thursday. This is the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of the country. A total of 129 awards will be handed over to the top performing cities and states in the programme, titled "Swachh Mahotsav". The Prime Minister will also be interacting with select beneficiaries, swachhagrahis and SafaiKarmis under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U), from different parts of the country through video conference. The Prime Minister shall launch the Swachh Survekshan 2020 results dashboard on the occasion.
Swachh Survekshan 2020 is the World's largest cleanliness survey which ranked a total of 4,242 cities, 62 Cantonment Boards and 92 Ganga Towns and saw an unprecedented participation of 1.87 crore citizens. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India. Swachh Survekshan was introduced by the governmentwith the objective of generating large scale citizen participation in the Mission, along with inculcating a spirit of healthy competition among cities towards becoming India's cleanest cities, stated a press release.
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