Indore is the cleanest city in India, followed by Surat and Vijayawada. Varanasi was voted the cleanest city in the Ganges City category. New Delhi, Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh ranked first and second among small towns with a population of 1 to 10 million.
Survekshan 2021 is an annual sanitation survey conducted by the central government to improve cleanliness in urban areas as part of the Swachh Bharat mission. President Ram Nath Kovind announced the results on Saturday. Surat and Vijaywada rank second and third in cleanliness with a population of over 1 million.
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Every year, cities across India are referred to as “Swah cities” for the sanitation and sanitation efforts of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) initiative launched in 2014. Varanasi was voted the cleanest city in the River City category. River Ganges “. New Delhi ranks first among small towns with a population of 1-10 lakhs followed by Ambikapur from Chhattisgarh and Tirupati from Andhra Pradesh, Indore. Madhya Pradesh has been named the cleanest city in India for the fifth year in a row by Swachh magazine.
The findings of this study are based on community feedback and assessments by field personnel on waste management, free open defecation, the operation and maintenance of public toilets, and the safe disposal of feces from toilets and ensuring that untreated sludge is not handled. Open waterways or abandoned water. Mission Hub Agency Swachh Bharat, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, conducted its first survey in 2016 and found 73 cities (city local governments). The following year, the Ministry of Education conducted a second survey of 434 cities to expand coverage. The scale increased to 4203 cities in Swachh Survekshan 2018. Swachh Survekshan 2019 will consist of 4237 cities and Swachh Survekshan 2021 will consist of 4320 cities.
US Congressman Andy Levin applauded India’s repeal of the three farm laws
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws that have been the focus of farmer protests for the past year, and he urged protesting farmers to return home.
“Glad to see that after more than a year of protests, the three farm bills in India will be repealed,” Congressman Andy Levin said on Friday.
“This is proof that when workers stick together, they can defeat corporate interests and achieve progress – in India and around the world,” he said in a tweet.
In his address to the nation on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, Prime Minister Modi insisted that the laws profited farmers and then issued an apology to the people of the country, adding that the government could not persuade a section of farmers despite its clear heart and a clean conscience.
“I am here to inform you that we have decided to repeal three agricultural laws. Prime Minister Modi said: “The National Assembly, which starts later this month, will complete the process of amending the constitution to repeal three agricultural laws”. Since November 2020, hundreds of farmers have camped along Delhi’s three borders and have called on the government to repeal the Agricultural Trade and Trade (Promotion and Promotion) Law of 2020. Farm Contracts (Permits and Protection) for Pricing and Providing Agricultural Services, 2020; And the 2020 Basic Commodities Law (Amendment) also requires new laws to guarantee the lowest prices for arable farms (SMEs). The center, which held 11 formal talks with farmers, said the new law was favorable for farmers, but protesters said the law was left to the discretion of the business.
Protest will be over once farm laws are repealed in Parliament; Rakesh Tikait
Rakesh Tikait, leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to withdraw the three contentious farm laws is only the beginning and that protesting farmer will return to their homes only after the decision is duly passed by Parliament.
He also emphasized that the government should consult with farmers about crop minimum support prices (MSPs) and other issues.
The BKU nationwide representative confirmed this on Twitter shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of the three farm laws that had been at the heart of the farmers’ protest since November 26 of last year.
“The protest will not be withdrawn immediately; instead, we will wait until the farm laws are repealed in Parliament.” In addition to MSP, the government should consult with farmers on other issues,” Tikait tweeted in Hindi.
The prime minister told the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti that the three farm laws were for the benefit of farmers, but that “despite our best efforts,” “we couldn’t convince a section of farmers.”
According to him, the goal of the three farm laws was to inspire farmers, particularly small farmers. The protests will end once the agriculture bill is repealed in Congress.
He also stressed that the government should consult with farmers on prices for support and other issues. Bharatiyah Kisan (BKU) chairman Rakesh Tikait said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to repeal three controversial agricultural laws was just the beginning, and protesters’ peasants will remain at home until a decision is made in parliament. He said he would not return.
He also said the government is working with farmers on minimum price assistance (MSP) and other issues, along with the national BKU spokesman, which was confirmed on Twitter shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of three bottom-up agricultural laws. stressed the need for negotiations. Nov 26 Farmer: “The protests will not be lifted immediately; we will wait until Congress repeals the Agriculture Act.” The state should work with small agriculturers.