What Anand Mahindra Said About India’s Cleanest Cities

Massive economic, technological or infrastructure growth cannot improve the quality of life if “our cities, towns and villages stay dirty,” said Anand Mahindra, praising the cities that were recognized in the “cleanest city” category of the “Swachh Survekshan Awards” . 2021 “.

Indore has been named the cleanest city in India in the central government’s annual cleanliness awards for the fifth year in a row. Second and third place in the “Cleanest City” category of the “Swachh Survekshan Awards, 2021” went to Surat and Vijayawada, respectively. Navi Mumbai and Pune ranked fourth and fifth on this list.

The 10 cleanest cities with a population of more than one lakh are Indore, Surat, Vijaywada, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Ambikapur, Tirupati, Pune, Noida and Ujjain. Lucknow was rated the worst out of 25 cities in the same category.

Mahindra went to Twitter on Sunday to congratulate them by saying, Bravo to these cities. Even if our economy grew tenfold, our digital ecosystem grew dramatically, or our physical infrastructure became world-class, the quality of our daily life would remain poor if our cities and villages stayed dirty. As simple as that.

As part of the survey, a total of nine cities – Indore, Surat, the City Council of New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Ambikapur, Mysuru, Noida, Vijayawada and Patan – were certified with 5-star city ratings in the waste-free cities category. 143 cities were awarded 3 Stars rated.

Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, which have more than 100 urban parishes, have been named the second and third cleanest states in the country. In the category of states with fewer than 100 urban local authorities, Jharkhand comes first, followed by Haryana and Goa.

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