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Survey ranks Indian cities on cleanliness

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1149 (Published 25 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1149
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. Mumbai

Mysuru, Chandigarh, and Tiruchirapalli have come top—while Itanagar, Asansol, and Dhanbad have finished last—in a survey1 that ranked 73 Indian cities on cleanliness and sanitation.

The survey, Swachh Survekshan (Clean Survey) 2016, is part of a programme to improve the cleanliness of Indian cities. Led by the Quality Council of India, a joint organisation representing the Indian government and three industry associations, teams of trained assessors visited state capitals and cities …

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