Indore and Surat have been named India's cleanest cities respectively
The central government named Indore India's cleanest city for the seventh time in a row on Saturday.
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, has once again been named India's cleanest city in the annual national cleanliness survey. The central government named Indore India's cleanest city for the seventh time in a row on Saturday.
The Indore collector congratulated the city's people on their achievement on Twitter.
"Congratulations to the residents of Indore as the city has been declared the cleanest city of the country for the fifth time in a row. Collector Manish Singh has said that this has been possible due to the cleanliness awareness of the citizens," tweeted the Indore collector.
While Indore was crowned India's cleanest city again this year, Surat, Gujarat, came in second in the annual Swachh Survekshan 2021 cleanliness survey. Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada came in third place.
In a study conducted by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, Varanasi was named the "cleanest Ganga town."
Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh has been named the cleanest state in India.
On Saturday, President Ram Nath Kovind presented awards to the awardees.
Indore was also named the country's first 'water plus' city earlier this year. As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene, and sanitation in cities and towns across India.