Srinagar Ranks First Among 156 Districts under Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen
HT NEWS DESK
Srinagar, Feb 16 : In a major recognition, the Srinagar District has attained first rank among 156 districts in the country under Swach Sarvekshan Grameen with a score of 137.70.
The Srinagar District has topped the rank by scoring better than Khargone District of Madhya Pradesh which has achieved 2nd rank by achieving a score of 133.02 points followed by Badaun District of Uttar Pradesh with a score of 115.38.
The Swachh Survekshan Grameen is a ranking exercise taken up by the Government of India to assess rural areas for their levels of cleanliness and active implementation of Swachhata mission initiatives in a timely and innovative manner. It was launched as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which is aimed to make India clean and free of open defecation.
Under this competition District Srinagar has done some remarkable work during the last few months and has been able to climb to the top rank.
Speaking about the achievement, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad has said that this it is a pride moment for Srinagar District which has been achieved through collective efforts of the Team.