UP fails Swachh Bharat test; PM's Varanasi ranks 418

Four cities from Karnataka in top 10; West Bengal does well with 25 cities in top 100

GN Bureau | August 12, 2015


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Uttar Pradesh has performed veyr poor in centre’s Swachh Bharat test. In a ranking of 476 cities conducted by ministry of urban development, only one UP city, Etawah, has figured among the cleanest 100 cities. In fact prime minister’s constituency Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is among the bottom few cities with poor sanitation practices. The temple town ranks 418 among 476 cities. Bulandshahar, a western UP town is among the bottom 10 cities in the ranking.

The rankings are based on the extent of open defecation and solid waste management practices in these cities.According to the ranking announced by the ministry, Mysore Karnataka is the cleanest city with minimal open defecation and extensive adoption of solid waste management, sewage management practices, drinking water and water bodies quality.

Swachh Bharat ranking of capital cities :

S.No Capital city Swachh Bharat Rank
1 Bengaluru 7
2 Trivendrum 8
3 Gangtok 10
4 New Delhi Municipal Council 16
5 Chandigarh 21
6 Puducherry 23
7 Agartala 32
8 Port Blair 34
9 Aizawl 35
10 Guwahaty 51
11 Kolkata 56
12 Chennai 61
13 Dimapur 76
14 Imphal 83
15 Shimla 90
16 Bhopal 106
17 Shillong 120
18 Greater Mumbai 140
19 Srinagar 152
20 Lucknow 220
21 Ranchi 223
22 Hyderabad 275
24 Raipur 293
24 Gandhinagar 310
25 Bhubaneswar 331
26 Dehradun 360
27 Jaipur 370
28 Patna 429

As many as four cities from Karnataka are in top 10 rank, West Bengal does well with 25 cities in top 100. The survey conducted during 2014-15 commissioned by the ministry as required under national sanitation policy 2008.

The top 10 ranked cities being : Mysore, Thiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Navi Mumbai, Kochi (Kerala), Hassan, Mandya and Bengaluru from Karnataka, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Halisahar (West Bengal) and Gangtok (Sikkim) in that order.

Swachh Bharat ranking of other major cities :

S.no City Swachh Bharat Rank
1 Mangalore 11
2 Madurai 20
3 Jalandhar 28
4 Pune 31
5 Kozhikode 41
6 Surat 63
7 Ahmedabad 79
8 Jamshedpur 109
9 Anantnag 115
10 Darjeeling 129
11 Tirupati 137
12 Agra 145
13 Secunderabad 191
14 Coimbattore 196
15 Visakhapatnam 205
16 Raibareilly 240
17 Kanpur 241
18 Nagpur 256
19 Vijayawada 266
20 Cuttack 296
21 Puri 298
22 Ujjain 355
23 Ludhiana 381
24 Allahabad 383
25 Gwalior 400
26 Ajmer 401
27 Udaipur 417
28 Varanasi 418
29 Jammu 427
30 Amritsar 430

Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) came at the bottom of 476, preceded by Bhind(MP), Palwal and Bhiwani, both in Haryana, Chittaurgarh (Rajasthan), Bulandshahar (UP), Neemuch (MP), Rewari(Haryana), Hindaun (Rajasthan) and Sambalpur in Odisha at 467th rank.
 

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