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Jaipur Swachh Survekshan 2019 ranking slides by 5 places to 44th position

News Rajasthan

Big claims of the Jaipur Municipal Corporation on the cleanliness of the city fells flat as Jaipur is now a 44th cleanest city getting 3366 marks out of 5000 for its cleanliness while the Indore city bagged the top position third time in the row.

The Swachh Survekshan is the world’s largest cleanliness survey. The survey of 2019 involved 4237 cities and over 6.53 lakh survey locations in which 64 lakh people provided their feedback. The ranking of Jaipur has come down by 5 points as compared to the cleanliness report of 2018. The city secured 39th position in Swachh Survekshan 2018 and was awarded for ‘fastest mover state capital’ in the country. However, it still remains the cleanest city in the state.

The Swachh Survekshan reports and awards were released at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The award ceremony was conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind. Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri was also present.