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Swachh Survekshan 2020 announced 

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  • August 21, 2020
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 announced 

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-I – Social Issues 

In News:

  • Awards for Swachh Survekshan 2020 was recently announced. 
  • It is the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness urban survey. 
  • Conducted by: the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). 
  • Cleanest City of India  (> 1 lakh population category):
    • Indore (1st)
    • Surat  (2nd)
    • Navi Mumbai (3rd) 
  • Indore has created record by winning title of cleanest city fourth time in a row.
  • Cleanest State of India (> 100 Urban Local Bodies category) : Chhattisgarh.
  • Cleanest State of India (<100 ULB category) : Jharkhand 
  • Cleanest town along the banks of river Ganga: Varanasi 
  • Cleanest capital city: New Delhi
  • Cleanest city with over 40 lakh population: Ahmedabad

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