Mandi and Sindhudurg found to be the Cleanest Districts in India

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The Minister, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar,  released the ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India, revealing Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) and Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) as the cleanest districts in India. A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May 2016. Mandi was judged as the cleanest district in “Hills” category and Sindhudurg as the cleanest in the “Plains” category, with districts of Sikkim, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Nadia (West Bengal) and Satara (Maharashtra) featuring at the top of the index.

 

Overall Ranking – Swachh Survekshan Gramin

Category Rank District State Cleanliness Score
Hills 1 Mandi Himachal Pradesh 98.4
Hills 2 West Sikkim Sikkim 96.4
Hills 3 Shimla Himachal Pradesh 94.1
Plains 1 Sindhudurg Maharashtra 96.8
Plains 2 Nadia West Bengal 95.0
Plains 3 Satara Maharashtra 92.9

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