Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri on 4th January 2019 has launched the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2019’, the 4th edition of the annual nationwide cleanliness survey of urban India in New Delhi.
It was launched as a part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, the Swachh Survekshan 2019 aims to evaluate the achievements in the cleanliness level in urban areas of the country.
It will encourage large-scale citizen participation, ensure sustainability of initiatives taken towards garbage free and open defecation free cities, and will provide credible outcomes.
About ‘Swachh Survekshan 2019’
It will cover 40 crore people across over four thousand towns and cities.
Its believed larger than the previous cleanliness surveys, Swachh Survekshan 2019, completely digital and paperless survey, will be completed in a record time of 28 days.
For the first time ever, the inspection will be conducted without giving any prior information to the concerned official for real-time check and survey will be based on people’s feedback.
It will be conducted by an independent third party.