Haryana

Gurugram, Rohtak bag ‘garbage-free city’ award

Chandigarh, November 18

Haryana has won awards in the Swachh Survekshan 2021 survey with two cities bagging the award of ‘Garbage-free city’ and one winning the ‘Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge’.

The awards will be given to Haryana in the upcoming Swachh Amrit Mahotsav to be held in New Delhi on November 20.

Besides, 12 urban local bodies of the state have also been certified as ‘ODF Plus-Plus’ while 43 others as ‘ODF Plus’ by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

An official spokesman said the Municipal Corporations of Rohtak and Gurugram have received the ‘garbage-free city’ award while the Gurugram Municipal Corporation is also the recipient of ‘Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge’.

The 12 urban local bodies which had been certified as ‘ODF Plus-Plus’ are Gurugram, Karnal, Rohtak, Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Nilokheri, Panipat, Gharaunda, Rewari and Radaur.