Government today launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 in New Delhi. Secretary Drinking Water and Sanitation Prameswaran Iyer said, the month long survey will begin on 1st of next month.
He said, it will be done through an independent survey agency to rank all districts and states of the country on the basis of qualitative and quantitative evaluation in villages.
Mr Iyer said, the ranking will be based on a comprehensive set of cleanliness parameters. Mr. Iyer, added that parameters of assessment will be availability of toilets, usage of toilets, hygiene of toilets, status of littering and status of stagnant water.