Current Affairs: Swachh Surveskshan Survey 2017
Swachh Surveskshan -Cleanliness Survey that will start from January 2017
Swachh Surveskshan -Cleanliness Survey
- The Urban Development Ministry on Saturday (06.08.2016) launched the Swachh Surveskshan - Cleanliness Survey that will start from January 2017 where citizens' feedback will be key to ranking cities.
- Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu said this survey will cover 70% of the country's urban population and the results will help government understand the sanitation status of urban India. The nationwide survey both in urban and rural areas will be done by Quality Council of India.
- The urban development ministry, which is carrying out such a survey for the third time has increased the weightage being given to citizens' feedback while ranking cities on sanitation parameters.