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    7th Jul, 2020
  • Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), has launched the toolkit for sixth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of urban India ‘Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2021’conducted by MoHUA.
  • It is a new category of awards announced as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021.
  • It has a total of five additional subcategoriesDivya (Platinum), Anupam (Gold), Ujjwal (Silver), Udit (Bronze), Aarohi (Aspiring) – with top three cities being recognized in each.
  • The new category will categorize cities on the basis of six select indicator-wise performance criteria which are as follows:
    • Segregation of waste into Wet, Dry and Hazard categories.
    • Processing capacity against wet waste generated.
    • Processing and recycling of wet and dry waste.
    • Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste processing.
    • Percentage of waste going to landfills.
    • Sanitation status of cities.

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