Swachh Bharat: India ranks its cleanest, dirtiest cities

New Delhi (PTI): Mysuru has been ranked first in terms of cleanliness again after 2014, followed by Chandigarh, Tiruchirappalli and NDMC area of the national capital, according to a QCI survey.

     The rankings of the Swachh Survekshan Survey, conducted by Quality Council of India, were announced by Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu here.      The list of the top 10 includes Mysuru, Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council area, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimprichindwad and Greater Mumbai.      The least clean city is the coal capital of India - Dhanbad. The least clean cities included Asansol Itanagar, Patna, Meerut, Raipur, Ghaziabad, Jamshedpur, Varanasi and Kalyan Dombivili.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi was ranked 65th among 73 cities surveyed.      As part of 'Swachh Bharat Mission', the survey was commissioned across 73 cities, including 51 cities that have a population of over 10 lakh each and 22 capital cities that do not have that much population.