Ambikapur to be Awarded under Swachh Survekshan

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  • Ambikapur is going to become number one among small towns in the Swachh Survekshan.
  • Mayor and Commissioner have reached Delhi to receive the award.
  • Ambikapur receives the award under the small town category for the fifth time consecutively.

Ambikapur: Ambikapur ranks number one among small towns in the Swachh Survekshan. On Saturday, the city’s Mayor Dr Ajay Tirkey and Municipal Corporation Commissioner Prabhakar Pandey was conferred the cleanliness award in the presence of Union Ministers including the President at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital Delhi. For the fifth time now, Ambikapur city, home to nearly one lakh to three lakh people was awarded. Ambikapur bagged the cleanest city award in the category of small cities for the first time in 2017

Every year, a team of Quality Council of India, Government of India inspects cities and submits a report based on which the awards are conferred.

So far, Ambikapur has been awarded 4 consecutive times in the years 2017, 2018, 2019 and in the year 2020 in the category of small towns. In the last year’s survey, Ambikapur Municipal Corporation has also got five star rating. And is awarded as the ODF++ region.

Health Minister TS Singhdev, MLA of Ambikapur city has expressed pride on the victory of the city.

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