New Delhi, May 4: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday announced the results of the Swachh Survekshan 2017 in which Indore and Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh were declared as the cleanest cities of India whereas, Gonda of Uttar Pradesh and Bhusawal of Maharashtra have been termed as the least clean cities of India. At least 18 lakh citizens across the cities gave their feedback about the sanitation in their respective cities and towns.

A total of 434 cities participated in the Swachh Survekshan 2017. Out of the total number of cities, maximum number (62) belonged to Uttar Pradesh, followed by Maharashtra (44), Madhya Pradesh (35) and Andhra Pradesh (32). Interestingly, out of the 62 cities and towns surveyed in UP in 2017, 41 of them figure among the bottom 100 cities/towns. (ALSO READ – Swachh Survekshan 2017: PM Modi’s constituency Varanasi takes giant leap, ranked 32nd in survey)

Swachh Survekshan – 2017: Sanitation Rankings of Cities/Towns State/UT-wise

S.NoState/UT and no.of cities surveyedCities/Towns with rankings
1A and N Islands (1)Port Blair-221
2Andhra Pradesh (32)Visakhapatnam-3, Tirupati-9, Vijayawada-19, Tadipatri-31, Narasaraopeta-40, Kakninada-43, Tenali-44, Rajahmundry-46, Ongole-70, Chittore-71, Nandyal-80, Machilipatnam-83,Eluru-86, Bhimavaram-87, Guntakal-93, Tadepallegudem-97, Chilakaluripeta-107, Guntur-118, Srikakulam-119, Vizianagaram-126, Proddatur-133, Dharmavaram-149, Kadapa-154, Gudivada-156, Kavali-159, Hindupur-160, Nellore-165, Kurnool-176, Anantapuram-213, Srikalahasti-214, Adoni-224, Madanapalle-281
3Arunachal Pradesh (1)Itanagar-216
4Assam (4)Guwahaty-134, Nagaon-161, Silchar-280, Dibrugarh-297
5Bihar (27)Biharsharif-147, Kishanganj-257, Patna-262, Bettiah-270, Hajipur-272, Bhagalpur-275, Sasaram-278, Bodh Gaya-293, Muzaffarpur-304, Jehanabad-307, Buxar-327, Dehri-334, Purnea-342, Motihari-348, Darbhanga-356, Aurangabad-357, Gaya-362, Siwan-376, Arrah-390, Danapur-391, Saharsa-396, Begusarai-404, Jamalpur-414, Munger-415, Chapra-422, Katihar-430, Bagaha-432
6Chandigarh (1)Chandigarh-11
7Chattisgarh(8)Ambikapur-15, Bhilai Nagar-54, Durg-85, Raigarh-104, Raipur-129, Rajnandgaon-164, Bilaspur-179, Jagdalpur-232
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli (1)Silvassa-264
9Daman & Diu (2)Diu-340, Daman-350
10NCT of Delhi (5)NDMC-7, Delhi Cantonment-172, East MCD-196, South MCD-202, North MCD-279
11Gujarat (31)Surat-4, Vadodara-10, Ahmedabad-14, Rajkot-18, Gandhinagar-20, Navsari-25, Vapi-26, Bhavnagar-33, Kalol-34, Jamnagar-35, Jetpur Navagadh-39, Godhra-49, Junagadh-52, Bharuch-60, Dwaraka-66, Gandhidham-67, Nadiad-69, Botad-79, Palanpur-95, Morbi-96, Bhuj-98, Mehsana-99, Veraval-101, Anand-103, Patan-111, Deesa-120, Amreli-123, Valsad-142, Surendranagar Dudhrej-150, Gondal-153, Porbandar-184
12Goa (1)Panaji-90
13Haryana (18)Karnal-65, Faridabad-88, Gurugram-112, Panchkula-211, Sonepat-243, Thanesar-253, Jind-265, Sirsa-274, Kaithal-282, Hissar-291, Rohtak-295, Rewari-303, Ambala Sadar-308, Panipat-335, Bhiwani-345, Yamunanagar-346, Bahadurgarh-353, Palwal-397
14Himachal Pradesh (2)Shimla-47, Kullu-259
15Jammu & Kashmir (4)Leh-100, Anantnag-197, Srinagar-241,  Jammu-251
16Jharkhand (9)Chas-41, Jamshedpur-64, Giridh-81, Hazaribagh-91, Deogarh-102, Dhanbad-109, Ranchi-117, Mango-131, Adityapur-144
17Karnataka (27)Mysuru-5, Mangaluru-63, Udupi-143, Shivmoggar-147, Mandya-148, Tumkuru-152, Gadag Betagiri-167, Hubbali-Dharwad-199, Bagalkot-203, Bengaluru-210,  Bhadravati-217, Ranebennur-220, Chikmagalur-225, Hasan-227, Belgavi-248, Bellary-283, Davanagere-288, Kalaburgai-294, Vijayapura-312, Bidar-315, Hospet-317, Raichur-328, Chitradurga-337, Robertsonpet-347, Kolar-373, Gangavati-381, Badami-388
18Kerala (9)Kozhikode (Calicut)-254, Kochi (Cochin)-271, Palakkad-286, Guruvayoor-306, Thrissur-324, Kollam-365, Kannur-366, Thiruvananthapuram-372, Alappuza -380
19Lakshadweep (1)Kavaratti-416
20Madhya Pradesh (35)Indore-1, Bhopal-2, Ujjain-12, Khargone-17, Jabalpur-21, Sagar-23, Katni-24, Gwalior-27, Omkareshwar-36, Rewa-38, Ratlam-48, Singrauli-51, Chindwara-53, Sehore-55, Dewas-58, Hoshangabad-59, Pithampur-61, Khandwa-73, Mandsaur-74, Satna-75, Korba-77, Betul-78, Chattarpur-92, Nagda-114, Bhind-128, Neemuch-136, Burhanpur-138, Seoni-163, Vidisha-173, Morena-205, Shivpuru-228, Damoh-242, Dabra-260, Guna-266, Datia-289
2Maharashtra (44)Navi Mumbai-8, Pune-13, Greater Mumbai-29, Shirdi-56, Pimpri Chindwad-72, Chandrapur-76, Ambarnath-89, Solapur-115, Thane-116, Dhule-124, Mira Bhayander-130, Nagpur-137, Vasai Virar-139, Ichalkaranj-141, Nashik-151, Satara-157, Kulgaon Badlapur-158, Jalgaon-162, Panvel-170, Kolhapur-177, Nandurbar-181, Ahmadnagar-183, Nanded Waghala-192, Ulhasnagar-207, Osmanabad-219, Parbhani-229, Yavatmal-230, Amaravati-231, Kalyan-Dombivili-234, Sangli Miraj Kupwad-237, Malegaon-239, Udgir-240, Barshi-287, Akola-296, Aurangabad-299, Beed-302, Achalpur-311, Wardha-313, Latur-318, Gondia-343, Hinganghat-355, Jalna-368, Bhiwandi Nizampur-392, Bhushawal-433
22Manipur (1)Imphal-122
23Meghalaya (1)Shillong-276
24Mizoram (1)Aizawl-105
25Nagaland (2)Kohima-208, Dimapur-277
26Odisha (9)Bhubaneswar-94, Rourkela-168, Berhampur-187, Balasore-190, Puri-194, Cuttack-204, Baripada-261, Sambalpur-322, Bhadrak-349
27Puducherry (2)Puducherry city-189, Ozukarai-206
28Punjab (16)SAS Nagar-121, Bhatinda-132, Ludhiana-140, Pathankot-188, Firozepur-222, Jalandhar-233, Amritsar-258, Barnala-284, Hoshiarpur-323, Malerkotal-363, Moga-369, Khanna-400, Patiala-411, Batala-418, Abohar-427, Muktsar-428
29Rajasthan (29)Bundi-171, Sikar-180, Pali-186, Jodhpur-209, Bhilwara-212, Jaipur-215, Ajmer-226, Gangapur City-255, Beawar-285, Jhunjhuni-292, Sujangarh-300, Chittorgarh-301, Udaipur-310, Bikaner-319, Tonk-329, Hanumangarh-332, Kota-341, Baran-354, Sawai Madhopur-358, Ganganagar-359, Alwar-364, Hindaun-367, Bhaaratpur-371, Nagaur-384, Dhaulpur-387, Jhalawar-402, Bhiwadi-403, Churu-405, Kishangarh-419
30Sikkim (1)Gangtok-50
31Tamil  Nadu (28)Tiruchirapally-6, Coikbattore-16, Kumbakonam-37, Erode-42, Madurai-57, Tambaram-62, Tiruppur-68, Hosur-82, Vellankini-84, Dindigul-106, Vellore-108, Karaikkudi-110, Puthukottai-113, Rajapalayam-125, Kanchipuram-127, Salem-135, Pallavarm-155, Avadi-169, Nagercoil-174, Nagapattinam-185, Thirunelveli-193, Thanjavur-198, Thuthukkudi-223, Greater Chennai-235, Thiruvannamalai-238, Cudalore-250, Ambur-267, Rameswaram-268
32Telangana (12)Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation-22, Warangal-28, Suryapet-30, Siddipeta-45, Nizamabad-178, Miryalaguda-182, Ramagundam-191, Adilabad-195, Nalgonda-200, Karimnagar-201, Khammam-236, Mahboobnagar-249
33Tripura (1)Agartala-290
34Uttarakhand (6)Rourkee-218, Haridwar-244, Kashipur-256, Dehradun-316, Nainital-330, Haldwani-Kotgodam-395
35Uttar Pradesh (62)Varanasi-32, Aligarh-145, Jhansi-166, Kanpur-175, Sahranpur-245, Jaunpur-246, Allahabad-247, Ayodhya-252, Agra-263, Lucknow-269, Orai-273, Bareilly-298, Chandausi-305, Sultanpur-309, Gorakhpur-314, Lalitpur-320, Moradabad-321, Rudrapur-325, Shamli-326, Loni-331, Akbarpur-333, Etawah-336, Deoria-338, Meerut-339, Muzaffarnagar-344, Ghaziabad-351, Mathura-352, Modinagar-360, Ballia-361, Maunath Bhanjan-370, Pilibhit-374, Firozabad-375, Farukhabad-377,Sambhal-378, Mainpuri-379, Mughalsarai-382, Faizabad-383, Banda-385, Basti-386, Mirzaput-389, Amroha-393, Raibareily-394, Azamgarh-398, Rampur-399, Sikohabad-401, Etah-406, Sitapur-407, Hathras-408, Kasganj-409, Lakhimpur-410, Fatehpur-412, Ghazipur-413, Unnao-417, Badaun-420, Baraut-421, Bulandshahr-423, Hapur-424, Khurja-425, Shahjahanpur-426, Bahraich-429, Hardoi-431 and Gonda-434.

The criteria and methodology for ranking of the cities:

– 45 per cent marks for cities becoming open defecation free, solid waste management (including sweeping, collection, transportation and processing of garbage), education and capacity building.

– 25 per cent marks for field inspection

– 30 per cent for citizen feedback

These are the top five cleanest cities of India

1. Indore – Indore, is the largest and most populous city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It was ranked 149 in the Swachh Survekshan 2017 survey.

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2. Bhopal – Bhopal is the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It was ranked 105 in the year 2014.

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3. Visakhapatnam – Visakhapatnam is the largest city, both in terms of area and population, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the coast of Bay of Bengal in the north eastern region of the state. It was ranked 205 in 2014.

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4. Surat: Surat, is a port city previously known as Suryapur. It is the economical capital and former princely state in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the eighth largest city and ninth largest urban agglomeration (after Pune) in India. It was ranked 63 in 2014.

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5. Mysuru: Mysore, officially renamed as Mysuru, is the third most populous and the third largest city in the state of Karnataka. It was ranked 1 in the survey conducted in 2014.

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Some interesting facts:

UP: 50 of the 62 cities/towns surveyed in 2017 are ranked 305 and below among the 434 cities/towns surveyed. 41 cities and towns are among the bottom 100 cities. Varanasi is the only saving grace with a rank of 32.

Bihar: 19 of 27 cities and towns surveyed in 2017 are ranked beyond 300 with best rank in the State being 147 for Biharsharif. 15 of these 27 cities are among the bottom 100.

Rajasthan : 18 of 29 cities/towns surveyed in 2017 are ranked beyond 300 and 13 are among the bottom 100. Best Rank for the State being 171 for Bundi.

Kerala : Of the 9 cities surveyed in 2017, best rank for the State is 254 for Kozhikode (Calicut) and four are among the bottom 100.

Punjab: Of the 16 cities/towns surveyed in 2017, best rank for the State is 121 for SAS Nagar and 7 among the bottom 100 ranks.

Swachh Survekshan 2016 had ranked 73 cities across the country and Mysore was ranked on top followed by Chandigarh.