Nation-wide cleanliness survey begins

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Imphal, Jan 4: A nation-wide cleanliness survey ‘Swachh Survekshan’ commenced today.

The survey will be conducted in over 4,000 cities and with the population of more than 40 crores to evaluate the achievements in the cleanliness level in urban areas. The survey will run till 10th of March this year.

Municipal Councils and corporations of Manipur have also launched hectic preparation in the run up under the supervision of MAHUD department.

In his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the youth to come forward and contribute to the survey so that their cities do not lag behind in survey rankings.

Mr Modi had said, the survey would be done by assessing the parameters like management to curb open defecation, transportation facilities to collect garbage, scientific ways of processing the waste and others.

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