Hubballi Dharwad secures 87th rank in Swachh Survekshan 2023

Hubballi Dharwad has secured 87th rank at the national level in the recently conducted Swachh Survekshan Survey-2023 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Hubballi Dharwad has been adjudged as the second cleanest city in Karnataka. Only Hubballi Dharwad and Mysuru managed to feature in the top 100 ranks at the national level.

Hubballi Dharwad secured 87th rank by competing with 446 cities with a population of 1 to 10 Lakh. Hubballi Dharwad was at 61st rank in 2022, while it was at 25th, 208th and 235th rank in 2021, 2020 and 2019 respectively.

Hubballi Dharwad is the 61st cleanest city in India Hubballi Dharwad secures 87th rank in Swacch Survekshan 2023
Representative picture: TenderSure Road, Hubballi

Hubballi Dharwad secured 6154 points against the Maximum score of 9500 points. Points: SLP Score: 3165.55 (Max: 4830), Citizen Voice Score: 1738.4 (Max: 2170), and Certification Score: 1250 (Max: 2500), Total: 6153.95 (Max: 9500).

Mysuru bagged the Cleanest city in Karnataka by securing 23rd place at the national level (in the 1-10 Lakh population category). Mysuru managed to get 7753.5 points in the Swacch Survekshan 2023.

The performance of other cities in Karnataka is as follows:

  • BBMP Bengaluru: 125th rank.
  • Shivamogga: 134th rank.
  • Davanagere: 169th rank.
  • Belagavi: 198th rank.
  • Kalaburgi: 227th rank. 
  • Mangaluru – 253rd rank.
  • Bellary: 356th rank.

Indore and Surat have jointly been adjudged as the cleanest cities in India. Here are the various factors that determined the performance of Hubballi Dharwad.

Hubballi Dharwad secures 87th rank in Swacch Survekshan 2023
Performance of Hubballi Dharwad in various fields

The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu conferred Swachh Survekshan 2023 awards at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).

Speaking at the occasion, Union Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri said, Today every city in India is Open Defecation Free. This became possible because Swacch Bharat Mission went from a governmentt programme to becoming a Jan Andolan.

The award ceremony served as a platform for cities and citizens to recommit themselves to the goal of achieving Garbage Free cities, with renewed determination and enthusiasm.

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