Swachh Survekshan 2019 – Rankings / List of Cities / Logo / Results & Details

Dated: March 14, 2019 | Updated On: March 14, 2019 | By: Karan Chhabra | | By | Beneficiary of Scheme: |
Swachh Survekshan 2019 Rankings List Cities Logo Results

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched Swachh Survekshan 2019. Central govt. will launch this program under Swachh Bharat Mission to focus on sustainability and also encourage large scale participation of citizens. The Logo, Rankings, List of Cities, final Results and complete details will be available after the survey will be held next year. This will ensure progress towards garbage free and open defecation free cities.

This would be the 4th edition of annual cleanliness survey of urban India. Ease of Living Index will encourage cities to move towards an outcome-based approach to Urban Planning & Management. Govt. will also launch SBM ODF+ and SBM ODF++ Protocols.

MoHUA has also launched web-based citizen engagement platform Swachh Manch (http://www.swachhmanch.in/) and Ease of Living Index dashboard.

Swachh Survekshan 2019 – Rankings / Cities List / Logo / Results

The important features and highlights of Swachh Survekshan 2019 are as follows:-

  • Fully digitized survey through online Management Information System (MIS).
  • The Survey indicators / questionnaire will be of total 5000 marks in comparison to 4000 marks in Swachh Survekshan 2018. Swachh Survekshan 2019 Rankings will be given on the basis of total marks scored by a city on the basis of the below mentioned parameters.
  • Data collection would be done from 4 broad sources – Service Level Progress, Direct Observation, Citizens Feedback, Certification. After data collections, Swachh Surveskshan 2019 List of Cities would be prepared.
  • Swachh Survekshan 2019 Parameters

    Swachh Survekshan 2019 Parameters

  • Revised weightage for components under “Service Level Progress” adding a new component “By-Laws” is shown:-
  • Revised Weightage Service Level Progress Component

    Revised Weightage Service Level Progress Component

  • Certification – This will include 2 components – Star Rating of Garbage Free Cities and Open Defecation Free Protocols. The Certification will be done on 2 different aspects:-
    • Star Rating of Garbage Free Cities – Star Rating Protocol has been released by MoHUA. Star Rating protocol will be based on 12 parameters. This will follows a SMART framework – Single Metric, Measurable, Achievable, Rigorous verification mechanism and Targeted towards outcomes. This will include components like cleanliness of drains & water bodies, plastic waste management, managing construction & demolition waste. Swachh Survekshan 2019 has allocated 20% weightage of total marks to Star Rating Certifications.
    • Open Defecation Free Protocols – 5% weightage is being allotted to ODF certifications.
  • Direct Observation This includes On-field independent observation and collection of data by the Survey Agency.
  • Citizen Feedback is an essential component. People will be asked questions face to face or through outbound calls, 1969, Swachhta App, Swachh Manch and Swachh Surveskshan 2019 Portal.

Swachh Survekshan 2019 will also focus separately on sanitation and garbage-free certifications by independent third party. Final Results and Winner City will be declared on the basis of scores attained by cities on these parameters.

Swachh Survekshan 2019 – Complete Details

This Swachh Bharat Survey will be conducted across all cities and towns across the country between 4th to 31st January 2019. Swachh Survekshan will encourage large scale citizen participation and ensure sustainability of initiatives taken towards garbage free and open defecation free cities.

Swachh Survekshan 2019 Highlights

The important features and highlights of Swachh Survekshan 2019 are as follows:-

  • World’s largest cleanliness survey
  • Around 4237 cities covered
  • The Swachhta Survey completed within 28 days
  • It has GFC STAR RATING, ODF, ODF+ and ODF++ ratings
  • This time it is a completely digitized and paperless survey
  • More than 4.5 Lakh documents were uploaded by cities
  • Till date, there are 41 lakhs geotagged photos captured from field
  • In this survey, there is massive participation by citizens
  • Around 64 Lakhs citizen feedback collected
  • This time, the social media outreach is 4 crores

Swachh Survekshan 2019 will provide credible outcomes and a 3rd party certification will validate this. All the existing systems will be institutionalized through online processes. This will create awareness among all sections of society and tell them the about the importance of working together in making towns and cities a better place to live in. Swachh Survekshan Logo will soon be released by MoHUA.

This will increase the participation of general public in this Swachhta Mission. This survey will also promote healthy competition among towns and cities. These towns and cities would then be able to improve service delivery to citizens and will ensure cleaner cities for living.

Source / Reference Link: www.swachhmanch.in, www.swachhsurvekshan2019.org
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