Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 5, 20212021-10-05T12:33:30+05:30 2021-10-05T12:33:30+05:30In: Law What is Swachh Survekshan 2020? What is Swachh Survekshan 2020? current affairsgovernance Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rahul 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Rahul BRIGHT 2021-10-05T12:43:15+05:30Added an answer on October 5, 2021 at 12:43 pm Swachh Survekshan 2020 Context: The Union Housing and Urban Affairs announced results of ‘SwachhSurvekshan 2020’, listing out the cleanest and dirtiest cities in India. About Swachh Survekshan The Swachh Survekshan is conducted to study the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) and rank cities based on cleanliness and sanitation parameters. Swachh Survekshan was introduced by the government with the objective of generating largescale citizen participation in the Mission, along with inculcating a spirit of healthy competition among cities towards becoming India’s cleanest cities. It monitors the performance of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched in 2014. Four parameters were used for arriving at the overall ranking of a city- certifications direct observation service level progress citizen feedback. Swachh Survekshan is the world’s largest cleanliness survey. 4242 cities are covered for this survey. The feedback has been collected from 1.9 crore citizens. The survey covered 4,242 cities, 62 Cantonment Boards and 92 Ganga Towns in 2020. The extensive sanitation survey is commissioned by the Ministry of Urban Development and carried out annually by Quality Council of India. Key-highlights of the findings. Cleanest cities:For the fourth time in a row, Madhya Pradesh’s Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city followed by Gujarat’s Surat and Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai. Dirtiest city:Bihar’s capital Patna was ranked as the dirtiest city. Jalandhar got the top rank among cantonments and New Delhi was the cleanest capital city. Jharkhand ranked on top in the list of best performing states, with less than 100 ULBs, in terms of overall performance. Chhattisgarh bagged the award for the best-performing state with over 100 ULBs. Varanasi was adjudged the ‘best Ganga town’ in the central government’s cleanliness survey. E-Sachivalaya Portal Haryana Chief Minister launched e-Sachivalaya portal a digital platform to enable people to take online appointments for virtual meetings with the chief minister, deputy CM, ministers and other heads of various departments. The portal was launched to provide citizen centric services in a transparent and seamless manner to the general public by utilizing Information Technology (IT). This portal enables people to book their appointments digitally through mobile phones, laptops which eliminate the need of physical presence. The online appointments for e-Sachivalaya can also be taken through Atal Seva Kendra’s (rural) and Saral and Antyodaya Kendra’s (urban). 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?