Swachh Survekshan 2017 Rankings, Criteria and Methodology

Date: May 05, 2017

Ministry of Urban Development Solid Waste Management Indore

Swachh Survekshan 2017 Rankings

Ranking                City                                           State
1                         Indore                               Madhya Pradesh
2                         Bhopal                              Madhya Pradesh
3                         Visakhapatnam (Vizag)     Andhra Pradesh
4                         Surat                                 Gujarat
5                         Mysuru (Mysore)               Karnataka

430                     Katihar                               Bihar
431                     Hardoi                                Uttar Pradesh
432                     Bagaha                              Bihar
433                     Bhusawal                           Maharashtra
434                     Gonda                               Uttar Pradesh

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Criteria and Methodology

Swachh Survekshan-2017 commissioned by the Ministry of Urban Development during January – February, 2017 aimed at capturing the improvement in sanitation scenario, primarily based on making cities and towns Open Defecation Free and improvement in processing of municipal solid waste. Accordingly, it is outcome oriented.

Criteria and weightages for different components of sanitation related aspects used for the Survey are:

A: Solid Waste Management including Door-to-Door collection, Processing and Disposal,
ODF status etc: 45% of total 2,000 marks i.e 900 marks

B: Citizen feedback : 30% i.e 600 of total marks

C: Independent observation : 25% i.e 500 marks

Quality Council of India which conducted the survey deployed 421 assessors for on the spot assessment of 17,500 locations in 434 cities and towns. Another 55 persons regularly monitored the survey process in real time.
Filed inspection resulted in evidence based reports on the cleanliness situation with assessors using geo-tagged devices.