Monday, December 5, 2022

Nagaland ranks 12th outof 14 in cleanliness survey

Nagaland has been ranked 12th out of 14 among states with fewer than 100 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the seventh edition of the Swachh Survekshan, the central government’s cleanliness survey.
In the overall national ranking, Dimapur ranked 376th out of 382 scoring 1112.87 points in the category of cities having 1 lakh to 10 lakh population while Kohima ranked 378th with 1098.08 points.
According to the ‘status of the city’, Dimapur fared poorly (scored less than 25%) in segregated door to door waste collection, cleanliness of public toilets, daily sweeping in residential areas and citizens grievance redressal while the city scored 25-50% in cleanliness of market areas and residential areas, non-availability of open garbage dumps. However, Dimapur scored 90% in cleanliness of water bodies.
Kohima also fared poorly (with less than 25%) in segregating of door to door waste collection, cleanliness of public toilets and daily sweeping in residential areas.
The State capital, however, scored 90% in cleanliness of market areas and residential areas, cleanliness of drains and water bodies and non-availability of open garbage dumps
The Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of sanitation, hygiene, and cleanliness in Indian villages, cities, and towns. Among the states with more than 100 Urban Local Bodies, Madhya Pradesh topped the list followed by Chhattisgarh, and Maharashtra. Among the states with fewer than 100 ULBs, Tripura has ranked first.

SourceNPN
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