Swachh Bharat: 75 major cities to be rated for cleanliness

30-Oct-2015 # Clean India Source: One India

The Urban Development Ministry will soon conduct a survey of 75 cities in the country including 53 with a population of above 1 million each and state capitals, to check the sanitation scenario and subsequently rate them. Under the survey, solid waste management will be given 60 per cent weightage, 15 per cent for the availability and use of individual household toilets and public and community toilets, and 5 per cent for city level sanitation plans and Information, Education and Behaviour Change Communication (IEBC) activities.

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