Mysuru, India's first open defecation free city

Q.  India's first open defecation free city is
- Published on 05 Oct 16

a. Mysuru
b. Noida
c. Bengaluru
d. Pune

ANSWER: Mysuru
 
  • After being crowned the cleanest city, Mysuru is now declared as first Indian city with a population of over one million to be declared open defecation free.
  • Mysuru is also known as one of the Heritage Cities.
  • The city was declared the cleanest cities under the Swachh Bharat mission two years ago and it retained the position for second successive year too.
  • The status of India's first open defecation free city was granted after a survey of 73 cities by the Quality Council of India.
  • Local residents too pitch in by keeping a watchful eye on the offenders.
  • Awareness was created about the Swachh Bharat Mission. Messages displayed educating the people.

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