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Surat becomes India's 2nd cleanest city for a consecutive 2nd time

Tue Dec 21, 2021 Comment By : SMC

Surat Becomes India's 2nd Cleanest City

Surat Wins #SwachhataKaTaj:

Surat's citizens had a delightful November as Surat won the title of 2nd Cleanest City of India 2 times in a row at the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav Awards. The event was held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 20th November 2021. During this ceremony, Surat has also received the Prerak DAUUR Samman.

PLATINUM (DIVYA). This prestigious award was presented by Hon'ble President of India Mr Ramnath Kovind & was received by Surat's First Lady: Respected Mayor Mrs Hemali Boghawala along with SMC Commissioner (IAS) Banchhanidhi Pani & Respected Gujarat State Urban & Housing Development Minister Mr. Vinu Moradiya.

What is Prerak DAUUR Sammaan?

Swachh Survekshan 2021 had introduced a new category of awards known as the Prerak DAUUR Sammaan. The title included the word DAUUR, which is an abbreviation of the new five performance parameters guide. 'DAUUR', implying Divya (Platinum), Anupam (Gold), Ujjwal (Silver), Udit (Bronze) & AaRohi (Copper) award categories. These categories were included by the ministry to further motivate the competition among the states. These parameters were based on some selected indicators falling under the SLP.

Surat was awarded as the 5 Star garbage-free City, also for the second time becoming India's second cleanest city that's second only to Indore. Now, it's our time to seize this opportunity & help Surat achieve the first rank in the Swachh Survekshan 2022. Participate in SMC's mission #SuratiSegregathon where over 10 lakh households have participated in a grand mission of making Surat a "Zero Garbage City" by regularly segregating waste into four categories: Dry, Wet, Hazardous & E-Waste. You can also participate & organize Swachhta Drives around your neighborhood & tag My SMC's official social media pages along with the #No1BanegaSurat. Join hands with SMC & help Surat become the No 1 Cleanest city in the #SwachhSurvekshan2022

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