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83% people say areas cleaner than last year: Govt Survey

Cleanliness rankings of 434 cities & towns will be announced on May 4

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Over 83 per cent people from 434 cities and towns across the country feel their areas are much cleaner than last year, according to the findings of a survey released today by the government. As per the 'Swachh Survekshan 2017 (cleanliness survey)', about 82 per cent of the respondents reported an improvement in sanitation facilities like the availability of litter bins and door-to-door collection of solid waste. The Urban Development Ministry had commissioned the survey for 500 cities and towns with population of 1 lakh and above in January and February this year. The ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 20:37 IST
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