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Indian Cities: The Cleanest, Greenest and Dirtiest

While the Indian scenario looks most gloomy from the point of view of an environmentalist, it’s not all bad news where pollution and sanitation issues are concerned. There are a few Indian cities which are inching towards being “green” and others that are in the process of implementing required changes which would make them contenders for the ‘Nirmal Shahar’ Award.

In 2009, in order to sensitize administration and citizens of Indian cities about their current state of sanitation and to raise awareness about the need for improvement, the Government of India commissioned Ministry of Urban . . . → Read More: Indian Cities: The Cleanest, Greenest and Dirtiest

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Top 10 Dirtiest Cities of India

Sanitation, i.e., the hygienic means of promoting health through prevention of human contact with the hazards of wastes, is an important aspect of healthcare.

Though the earliest evidence of urban sanitation was seen in Harappa, Mohenjo-daro and the recently discovered Rakhigarhi of Indus Valley civilizations, the basic concepts of sanitation are still grossly overlooked and neglected in modern-day India.

With these concerns in mind, the Ministry of Urban Development of the Indian Government carried out a first-of-its-kind study in 2009 to rank 423 Indian cities in terms of sanitation and cleanliness, with the aim . . . → Read More: Top 10 Dirtiest Cities of India

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