Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched Swachh Survekshan 2019. Central govt. will launch this program under Swachh Bharat Mission to focus on sustainability and also encourage large scale participation of citizens. The Logo, Rankings, List of Cities, final Results and complete details will be available after the survey will be held next year. This will ensure progress towards garbage free and open defecation free cities.
This would be the 4th edition of annual cleanliness survey of urban India. Ease of Living Index will encourage cities to move towards an outcome-based approach to Urban Planning & Management. Govt. will also launch SBM ODF+ and SBM ODF++ Protocols.
MoHUA has also launched web-based citizen engagement platform Swachh Manch and Ease of Living Index dashboard.
Swachh Survekshan 2019 will also focus separately on sanitation and garbage-free certifications by independent third party. Final Results and Winner City will be declared on the basis of scores attained by cities on these parameters.