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Posted at: Dec 7, 2017, 2:01 AM; last updated: Dec 7, 2017, 2:01 AM (IST)

GGMSSS-18 tops MC Swachh survey chart

Secures cent per cent marks; city hospitals, dispensaries among low scorers

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 6

Government Girls Model Senior Secondary School (GGMSSS) in Sector 18, the Market Welfare Association of Sector 33 and Ward No. 16 comprising Sectors 33 and 20 were today declared first in their respective categories during a cleanliness survey conducted by the Municipal Cooperation.

Scoring the best, the GGMSSS-18 got 100 out of 100 marks while the Market Welfare Association got 91. Ward No. 16 secured 79 marks. 

The survey found hospitals and dispensaries getting the lowest marks. 

The top three positions were announced in different categories of schools, hospitals, dispensaries, hotels, markets and wards.

The MC conducted its own competition ahead of the Swachh Survekshan 2018. Different committees conducted the survey in their respective areas.

The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) is likely to conduct the Swachh Survekshan in January to decide the national ranking of the city.

Ward 18 (Sectors 27, 28, 30) with 71.33 score and Ward 2 with 69 score (Sectors 12, 14, 15) were declared the second and the third best, respectively. 

Market Welfare Associations of Sectors 32 and 10 with equal score of 88 out of 100 stood at the second place. The Sector 11 market association was adjudged third with the score of 85.

Among schools, the GGMSSS-18 with cent per cent marks bagged the top position, followed by St. Soldier International School, Sector 28, and the GGMSSS-20-B with equal score of 98. The GMSSS-Dhanas with 97.5 marks was declared third.

Among hospitals, the Civil Hospital, Sector 45 (69 points), the PGIMER (66) and the GMSH-16 (57) secured the top three positions. Among dispensaries, the one at the Punjab and Haryana High Court was ranked first though with a low score of 56.5. 

Lemon Tree Hotels Pvt. Ltd in Industrial Area, Phase-I, got 80 points to take the first slot in the category of hotels/restaurants.

Marks criteria

The marks were awarded mainly on the basis of general cleanliness, toilets, waste management, awareness and innovation practice. Wards were assessed in the areas of waste collection, processing of waste, cleanliness, awareness and innovative practices.


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