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Nagaland ranks sixth in cleanliness ranking among states with less than 100 ULBs

By Imtiyala Jamir Updated: Nov 20, 2021 8:45 pm

Eastern Mirror Desk
Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN):
Nagaland has ranked sixth in the overall cleanliness ranking of states with less than 100 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the recently declared Swachh Survekshan 2021 results, announced by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry.

Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation in cities and towns across India.

Nagaland, with a score of 1000, was followed closely by the neighbouring states of Manipur, Assam and Mizoram in 7th, 8th, and the 9th positions respectively with a score of 950.

Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh were in the 10th and 11th positions respectively with 925, Tripura in 12th spot with 900, and Meghalaya in 14th with a score of 225.

Jharkhand, Haryana, Goa, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh held the top five positions.

Meanwhile, in the district-wise category, Dimapur was ranked 454 out of 534 surveyed districts, with a score of 23.4.

East District, Sikkim (27.31), West Tripura, Tripura (1.14), Imphal East (1.14) and Champhai, Mizoram (1.41), were among the few districts from the north-eastern states that were part of the survey.

Surat (93.7), Indore (92.6) and New Delhi (90) were ranked first, second and third respectively in the overall district ranking.

Indore was once again adjudged India’s cleanest city, the fifth in a row, followed by Surat and Vijayawada, while Chhattisgarh retained the first position in the state category.

By Imtiyala Jamir Updated: Nov 20, 2021 8:45:45 pm