Mysore has been adjudged as the second cleanest city in India with the score of 70.66. Mysore is the second largest city in the state of Karnataka and stole the march over not just Bangalore but several other cities, which were considered quite clean, on the cleanliness index.
The Mysore Municipality was established in 1888. With the establishment of the City Improvement Trust Board (CITB) in 1903, Mysore became one of the first cities in Asia to undertake a planned development of the city. Currently, the civic administration of the city is managed by the Mysore City Corporation which oversees the engineering works, health, sanitation, water supply, administration and taxation.
With Mysore City slowly but steadily emerging as alternative IT destination in Karnataka, it is only a matter of time before Mysore’s wide open green spaces will the dotted with a number of IT companies and related infrastructure, bringing in the usual problems of work-related migration from other areas, congestion and resultant pollution.