The ‘Housing and Urban Affairs Minister’, “Hardeep Singh Puri” launched the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020 League” in
New Delhi on June 6, 2019.
The aim of launching the Swachh Survekshan 2020 League is to sustain the on-ground performance in all the cities with the continuous monitoring of service level performance in making the cities clean
. The 5th edition of Swachh Survekshan Survey of
, integration with Swachh Survekshan 2020 League will be conducted between the month of January and February in the year 2020.
There will be numerous points to be considered while the surveys but most
important parameters would be pertaining to wastewater treatment, reuse, and fecal sludge
management will be on the priority during the survey
. The initial assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2020 League will be conducted in three quarters i.e. from April to June, July to September, and October to December. Each quarter will be carrying the weight of the total 2000 marks. However, the annual assessment will be conducted between January-February of the year 2020
Whereas, over the need for the quarterly evaluation mechanism, the
said every year the Swachh Survekshan will be redesigned innovatively. In order to ensure that the process becomes more and more robust, with focus over sustaining the changed behaviors.
The Swachh Survekshan League is a process of ranking cities and towns of
India on the basis of the level of the
. It was first started and survey conducted in the year 2016, with counting 73 cities
under the pre-defined parameters of cleanliness defined by the
. In the second and third round i.e. in the survey of 2017 and 2018 respectively the coverage cities have increased and counted up to 434 cities in the year 2017 and 4,203 cities in the year 2018 with having a population of equal or more than 1 lakh.
The fourth round of the survey in the year 2018
, was completely
and paperless. It counted 4,237 cities and town under the cleanliness drive scale and also included 62 Cantonment Boards
covers about 40 Crore of the Indian