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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Clinches Double Honours in Swachh Survekshan 2023

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has emerged as a beacon of sanitation excellence, securing two prestigious awards under the Swachh Bharat Mission Scheme during the Swachh Survekshan 2023. The central government, in a special ceremony, bestowed these accolades upon BMC, with Manoj Joshi, Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA), presenting the honors.

The awards were graciously accepted by Mayor Sulochana Das, Deputy Mayor Manjulata Kanhara, Standing Committee Chairman Biranchi Narayana Magasupakara, and Commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange. They attributed the success to the unwavering commitment of the city’s citizens.

In the Swachh Survekshan 2023, Bhubaneswar claimed the coveted title of the Cleanest City in Odisha, solidifying its position as a cleanliness champion in the state. The recognition was based on meticulous evaluations conducted by the Survekshan team, considering factors such as daily supervision analysis, direct observation, and citizen sanitation practices.

In addition to this recognition, Bhubaneswar stood out as the exclusive Water Plus Excellence winner in Odisha, underscoring its commitment to water conservation and sustainability.

A significant achievement for the city is its impressive 3-star rating as a Garbage-Free City, highlighting collective efforts in ensuring cleanliness and hygiene. Bhubaneswar not only ascended from the 80th to the 34th position but also showcased remarkable overall cleanliness improvement.

BMC’s dedicated focus on door-to-door collection, source segregation, market and residential area cleanliness, waste management, waterbody renovation, toilet cleanliness, and city beautification played a pivotal role in achieving these milestones. The city secured a total of 7314.90 points out of a possible 9500, reflecting meticulous efforts and a commitment to excellence.

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