Cleanest Cities in India That Are Examples For The Rest!

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While India is not very famous for cleanliness, some cities still stand out as examples for the rest of the country. With more and more local authorities are taking control of their city's hygiene and the recent initiative by the Indian government to launch the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' campaign, people are more inspired to recycle, reuse and keep their streets clean. These clean cities in India take pride in their efforts towards sustainability and environmental preservation.

Here is the list of 10 Cleanest Cities in India That Are Examples For The Rest!

1. Indore, Madhya Pradesh - The Cleanest City In India

Indore, Madhya Pradesh - The Cleanest City In India
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Known For : Lal Bagh Palace Rajwada City Shopping

3,957 active cases 2,967 in last 7 days

Indore has been one of the fore-runners in the development of the country in the era of modernization. With a population of over one million, Indore has managed to consistently rank as the topmost cleanest city in India. The city was ranked as the cleanest city in India in 2018, 2019 and now 2020 by the Government initiated Swachh Bharat survey.  Indore is the quintessential example of a soaring city with countless opportunities which has not lost touch with its history and heritage.

Best Time: July to March

41 Indore Attractions

2. Surat, Gujarat - Diamond City of India

Surat, Gujarat - Diamond City of India
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Known For : Dutch Garden Dumas Beach Hajira Village

2,633 active cases 2,024 in last 7 days

Surat, having its name associated with Saurashtra (the good land) is a port city in Gujarat. Surat is the second most populated city in Gujarat. Known as 'the city of flyovers', it is the pride and joy of Gujarat. Great efforts have been taken to keep the city clean by implementing sustainable development measures such as solar power and solid waste recycling and so the city has been ranked the second cleanest city in India 2020.

Best Time: October to March

45 Surat Attractions

3. Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai has consecutively been declared as 3rd most cleanest cities in India. The Government initiated Swachh Survekshan of 2020 ranked Navi Mumbai as the 3rd cleanest city in India. The carefully structured city incorporated various modern techniques and mobilising the community towards a more sustainable capital thereby setting an example for the rest of the Maharastra state.

4. Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh

Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh

Ambikapur is a smal sleepy town in the Chhattisgarh state and has suddenly now come into light as it has been as the 4th most cleanest city in India according to the Swachchh Survekshan 2020. The town has several places of attraction and sightseeing but Jogimara Caves, Shivpuri Shiv Temple and Rakasganda Falls are the most prominent ones amongst them. 

5. Mysore, Karnataka

Mysore, Karnataka
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Known For : Mysore Palace Brindavan Gardens Somanathapura Temple

5,499 active cases 3,598 in last 7 days

Mysore is the third most populated city in Karnataka, and its rich heritage draws millions of tourists all year round. It is replete with the history of its dazzling royal heritage, intricate architecture, its famed silk sarees, yoga, and sandalwood, to name just a few. It has now, also been voted as one of the top 10 cleanest cities in India 2020 which is yet another feather on its cap.

Best Time: Throughout the year

36 Mysore Attractions

6. Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - The Place of Victory

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - The Place of Victory
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Known For : Bhavani Island Kanaka Durga Temple Undavalli Caves

2,786 active cases 2,581 in last 7 days

With scrumptious fruits, sensational sweets and scenic marvels, Vijayawada literally translates to 'The Place of Victory'. Vijayawada is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh and was voted as the 6th cleanest city in India by the government initiated Swachh Bharat survey. Located on the banks of the beautiful Krishna River, Vijayawada is bounded by the lndrakeeladri Hills on the west and the Budameru river on the north.

Best Time: September to March

27 Vijayawada Attractions

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7. Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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Known For : Swaminarayan Temple, Ahmedabad Dada Hari Wav Sabarmati Ashram

4,306 active cases 1,273 in last 7 days

A rapidly growing metropolis, an industrial hub, an educational hotspot, and a city with a magnificent past – Ahmedabad is one of the most important cities in Gujarat. Despite all this progress,Ahmedabad has been ranked as the 7th cleanest city in India. Their door-to-door garbage collection was a huge success and earned them the title of the cleanest 'big city in the country.Located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad is the former capital of Gujarat, and its delicious food, colourful culture is making it a fast-growing tourist destination.

Best Time: October to March

58 Ahmedabad Attractions

8. New Delhi- The Heart of India

New Delhi- The Heart of India
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Known For : Humayun's Tomb Hauz Khas Village Qutub Minar

69,023 active cases 34,505 in last 7 days

The capital of India, Delhi is a cosmopolitan city with a historic old Delhi and the modern New Delhi. From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from an extensive network of the modern metro system to Delhi University campus, Dilli has multiple personalities and is considered to be the city with a heart. What's more? To all our surprises, the city has now raised it's bar and been voted against one of the top 10 cleanest cities in India against all odds. 

Best Time: October to March

108 New Delhi Attractions

9. Chandrapur, Maharashtra

Chandrapur, Maharashtra

You simply cannot go to a coastal city like Visakhapatnam and not notice its clean emerald green beaches. The city of Vizag is surrounded by majestic hills on three sides, and by the Bay of Bengal. One of the best things about Vizag's beaches is that they are a lot cleaner and a lot less crowded than other famous beaches along the Indian coastline, and Yarada beach is no exception. It is the perfect place to sit back on the golden sands and witness a marvellous sunrise or sunset.

10. Khargone, Madhya Pradesh

Khargone, Madhya Pradesh

Vadodara or Baroda is a cosmopolitan city located in Gujarat. Home to some of the most exemplary displays of architecture, Vadodara is a fitting memorial to Maratha leader Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III who had envisioned a dream to make this Big City an educational, industrial and commercial centre. It has also now been ranked as the 10th most cleanest cities of India

These amazing clean cities in India are going above and beyond to make a difference to their environment and preserve it for future generations. They truly deserve a standing ovation.

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