Swachh Survekshan 2020
India  /  Published 22.08.20

Bihar: battle of 'dirty' cities

A day after the Centre announced the results of its annual cleanliness survey (Swachh Survekshan), the Opposition raised a stink over the dismal performance of the cities in Bihar in a bid to corner c...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 22.08.20

Srinagar: swach puzzle

Some are bristling at the Srinagar administration’s preening over the city’s dramatic rise up the cleanliness rankings. Some are wondering if the yearlong lockdown held the key, sarcastic...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.20

Swachh survey: mixed bag

It was a mixed bag for Jharkhand at Swachh Survekshan 2020, the pan-India cleanliness survey, whose results were announced on Thursday by Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri in...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.01.20

Dirty picture before swachh test

Overflowing drains, streets littered with trash and puddles of stagnant water on roads across 26 wards of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) are likely to have an adverse impact on the district’s r...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.01.20

Capital roads to bloom, & how

Potted flowering plants will now line the key arteries and pathways to slums in the capital city as part of the civic body’s efforts to score some brownie points in upcoming pan-India cleanliness su...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.19

Swachh contests to perk up rank

Civic body Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) has decided to organise cleanliness competitions in hotels, market and housing complexes, shopping areas and schools as part of its efforts to impr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.01.20

Dimna bears picnic brunt

Dimna Lake, a picnic hotspot, has turned into a dumping ground for thermocol plates, rotten food and plastic bags, with Jusco finding it difficult to keep the place clean with fewer number of workers....
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.19

Dhanbad ready for clean test

Preparations for Swachh Survekshan 2020 with the Dhanbad Municipal Corporation starting documentation work, a prerequisite for the visit of the team of central observers inspecting the sites.Dhanbad, ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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