Ranchi: Under the leadership of Chief Minister Hemant Soren the state has achieved many achievements in the direction of continuous development. The efficient leadership of the Chief Minister has been awarded with a great honour by the Government of India. In the presence of President Draupadi Murmu at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri honoured Jharkhand as the second topper of the country among 100 urban bodies in the Swachh Sarvekshan 2022.
Amit Kumar, Director, State Urban Development Agency under the Department of Urban Development and Housing, received this honour on behalf of the State Government.
On this occasion, President Draupadi Murmu, Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Affairs Manoj Joshi congratulated the Government of Jharkhand, the State Urban Development Department and the citizens of the state for this award.
In Swachh Sarvekshan 2022, Jharkhand has been awarded the second topper award along with some other cities in various categories, which included Chaibasa being awarded for Best Citizen Feedback in the Municipal Bodies of Eastern Zone having population of 50000 to 100000.
Bundu was awarded for the best citizen feedback in the municipal bodies of 15000 to 25000 population of Eastern Zone. Three municipal bodies of Jharkhand have also been honoured in the Indian Cleanliness League organized by the Center on 17 September 2022 in cities across the country.
On Friday, 30 September 2022, at Talkatora Stadium itself, by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Jamshedpur Notified Areas, Mango and Medninagar of Jharkhand were honoured for their better performance in the Indian Swachhta League.
The Deputy Commissioners of Jamshedpur and Palamu were present on this occasion. It is worth mentioning that the position of Jharkhand in the Swachh Sarvekshan 2016 was not very appreciable, but in the continuous Swachh Sarvekshan 2017,2018,2019,2020,2021 and 2022, the state has made efforts in the field of cleanliness with the cooperation of the people of the state and the efficient guidance of the urban bodies and the state government.
Received many honours. At present, it is the result of the efficient guidance of the Chief Minister and the sensitivity towards the sanitation workers that today the state is included in the top states of the country. Secretary, Urban Development and Housing, Vinay Kumar Choubey has expressed the hope of better performance from the department in the next survey, giving credit to the efficient guidance of the Chief Minister and cooperation of citizens for this success.
State Urban Development Agency and Mission Director of Swachh Bharat Mission Urban Amit Kumar has said that this moment is a proud moment for Jharkhand. This achievement has been achieved with the guidance of Chief Minister Hemant Soren and with the cooperation of Secretary, Urban Development and Housing Department Vinay Kumar Choubey. He congratulated the officials, workers, sweepers and citizens of all the municipal bodies and said that this honor will inspire even better work.