NDMC bags top rank; South at 31, North MCD & EDMC in bottom 10
Millennium Post Delhi|November 21, 2021
The New Delhi Municipal council (NDMC) has bagged the top rank for being the cleanest city in the country in the category of 1-10 lakh population in the Centre’s cleanliness survey, the results of which were announced on Saturday.

SWACHH SURVEKSHAN

The civic body’s ranking improved from the third spot last year while in 2019, it was ranked fifth in the category.

The NDMC has also been adjudged as a five-star garbage-free city and in the water-plus certified category as defined by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). The NDMC has also been declared as the Platinum City (Divya) in the Prerak Dauur Samman.

The award was received by NDMC Chairman Dharmendra, along with Secretary Isha Khosla, Medical Officer of Health Ramesh Kumar and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Shakuntala.

The Swachh Survekshan survey ranks cities and urban local bodies on various parameters such as waste segregation and garbage disposal, among others, as part of the Centre’s Swachh Bharat Mission.

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