Saturday, September 18, 2021

Indore becomes first Water Plus city of the country

Cleanest city of the country Indore has now been declared as the first Water Plus city of the country. The results were released by the Central Government yesterday.
Indore is the number one city in the country for four times in the cleanliness category.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Urban Development and Housing Minister Bhupendra Singh have congratulated the officers and employees of Indore Municipal Corporation as well as the citizens for this achievement.

“As per the official information, 84 cities of the country had applied in the selection process of Water Plus, out of which only 33 cities were found suitable for ground verification. The hard work of the residents of Indore has once again created history in ground verification. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban, the cities of the country are tested on the basis of various parameters of cleanliness in various categories which includes ODF Plus, ODF Double Plus and Water Plus.

The Water Plus certificate is awarded to cities that have met all the standards of ODF Double Plus. Also, the residual sewage from residential and commercial establishments is released into the environment only after treatment. Re-use of treated waste water is also ensured for this award.
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