Bhopal : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will honour urban bodies for giving good results in Swachh Survekshan 2020 at 3 pm on December 5, at Minto Hall Bhopal. Along with this, urban bodies will be encouraged for Swachh Survekshan 2021. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan will hold Swachhata Samvad with sanitation workers, housing associations, NGOs and self-help groups. Urban Development and Housing Minister Shri Bhupendra Singh and Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing Shri OPS Bhadauria will also express their views in the programme.
The programme will be broadcast live from Bhopal Doordarshan and all social media platforms. There will be live broadcasts on various channels. The then Commissioners / Chief Municipal Officers of the urban bodies receiving the award and the then Mayor / President will be honoured.
As many as 56 urban bodies will be awarded in different categories at the Swachhta Seva Samman ceremony. In the ceremony, 9 national awardees, 38 who have done excellent work at divisional level and 9 urban bodies who have done excellent work in Gandagi Bharat Chhodo Abhiyan will be honoured at the ceremony.
The state’s small Nagar Parishad, Kantafod, made its mark at the national level. It may be noted that the zonal ranking of Kantafod was 833 in the year 2019, which increased to 19 in the year 2020. In the West Zone, cities with a population of less than 25 thousand have received the award for rapid growth. Similarly, Burhanpur Municipal Corporation has received the national wward for the fastest growing city in the 1 to 3 lakh population category. Burhanpur city was ranked 103 in the year 2003 and it was ranked 14 in 2020.