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GANGTOK | Oct 5, 2019:
Gangtok in Sikkim topped the charts as the cleanest capital city in the northeast and secured the rank of 275 among the cleanest in the nation.
The city was ranked in 303rd position out of the 425 cleanest cities in the nation. Gangtok topped the charts as the cleanest capital city in the northeast and secured the rank of 275 among the cleanest in the nation.
Silchar and Dibrugarh have been ranked 1st and 2nd among the dirtiest cities in the northeastern region, according to survey. Silchar got an all India rank of 423 out of the 425 dirtiest cities in the country and Dibrugarh is listed in the 415th position.
LIST OF NORTHEAST CITIES ACCORDING TO THEIR ALL INDIA RANKINGS
GANGTOK in SIKKIM : Rank – 275
GUWAHATI in ASSAM : Rank – 303
IMPHAL in MANIPUR : Rank – 343
NAGAON in ASSAM : Rank – 370
ITANAGAR in ARUNACHAL PRADESH : Rank – 378
KOHIMA in NAGALAND : Rank – 382
AGARTALA in TRIPURA : Rank – 386
SHILLONG in MEGHALAYA : Rank – 394
AIZAWL in MIZORAM : Rank – 398
DIMAPUR in NAGALAND : Rank – 399
DIBRUGARH in ASSAM : Rank 415
SILCHAR in ASSAM : Rank 423
Indore topped the charts being the cleanest city in the country followed by Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh and Mysore in Karnataka.
Swachh Surveksan is an annual survey of cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene among the towns and cities of the country. It was launched under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which aims to clean the streets, towns, urban and rural areas of the nation.