Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Lets talk hygiene and sanitization parameters for our Indian cities

Friends,

Lately we have discussed a lot about how paid news MSM(Main Stream Media) folks work to favour a political party and abuse their privileges. So for the time being lets give those heavy discussions a break and talk about our cities.

Quick take aways from latest information released by Urban Development Ministry on the state of our cities on Sanitation Parameters.


1)Cities ranked in four categories - green, blue, black and red with green being the best.
2)No city could qualify in the green category.
3)Only four cities are in blue category.
4)3 Gujarat cities land in top 20 position.
5)Top 3 are Chandigadh,Mysore and Surat (YAY!!!).
6)As many as 189 out of rated 423 big/small towns ended up in Red zone !! (check you city in the list)
7)About dozen cities have potential to move one step up from BLACK level to BLUE level with more efforts and programs dedicated to sanitization.
8)About 60 cities have potential to move from RED zone to BLACK zone with similar efforts.
9)Minister, Shri Jaipal Reddy congratulated the only four cities in blue category and expressed hopes that they would turn GREEN in future.

If you would like more details, click here, or to get a complete 423 cities listing click here.

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