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Visakhapatnam – Feedback of residents will make or break the city’s Swachh ranking

The “Swachh Survekshan-2018” begins and Visakhapatnam depends on the feedback of the residents for the Swachh ranking this year.

The ranking of the city this year is at test again as “Swachh Survekshan-2018” begins. A lot depends on the feedback that the residents of Visakhapatnam are giving and it could make or break the city ranking. This time the aim is for the top spot and Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation is in top gear. The city people have been called on for helping securing the first ranking for their beloved city. The survey has to be addressed and this feedback can be given in many channels. Hoardings have come up for the same and people urged to come forward.

This year the opinion of people becomes more important than even last years because it will be awarded 35% weight this year vis-a-vis last years 30%. The survey is broadly classified into three components with 4,000 marks – Service Level Progress (35%, 1400 marks), Direct Observation (30%, 1200 marks) and Citizen Feedback (35%, 1400 marks). The survey will be conducted from Jan. 4 to March 10.

The data will be drawn from municipal body, direct observation and citizen feedback. One can give feedback by giving a missed call to 1969 or logging on to or on the Swachhata app.

The Questions

#1 Are you aware that your city is participating in Swachh Survekshan 2018 for Swachhata ranking?

#2 Did you find your area cleaner than last year?

#3 This year, have you started utilizing litter bins placed in public areas?

#4 Are you satisfied with segregated door-to-door waste collection?

#5 Do you think the number of urinals/ toilets have gone up?

Source – Deccan Chronicle

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