The article lists India’s cleanest cities according to National City Rating published by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India and Central Pollution Control Board(CPCB) India.

1.Chandigarh

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Chandigarh is a city and an association domain in India that fills in as the capital of the two neighboring conditions of Haryana and Punjab. The city is remarkable in that it isn’t a piece of both of the two states yet is represented specifically by the Union Government, which oversees every single such region in the nation. Chandigarh is flanked by the province of Punjab toward the north, the west and the south, and to the territory of Haryana toward the east. It is thought to be a piece of the Chandigarh capital locale or Greater Chandigarh, which incorporates Chandigarh, and the city of Panchkula (in Haryana) and urban areas of Kharar, Kurali, Mohali, Zirakpur (in Punjab). It is found 260 km (162 miles) north of New Delhi, 229 km (143 miles) southeast of Amritsar and only 116 km (72 miles) southwest of Shimla.

2.Mysore

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Mysore authoritatively named Mysuru) is the third most crowded city in the territory of Karnataka, India. It is situated in the lower regions of the Chamundi Hills around 146 km (91 miles) southwest of Bangalore and spread over a territory of 152 km2 (59 sq mi). The populace is 1,014,227 starting at 2017. Mysore City Corporation is in charge of the municipal organization of the city, which is additionally the central command of the Mysore locale and the Mysore division. It filled in as the capital city of the Kingdom of Mysore for almost six centuries from 1399 until 1956. The Kingdom was led by the Wadiyar administration, with a short time of interregnum in the 70s when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were in control. The Wodeyars were benefactors of workmanship and culture and contributed fundamentally to the social development of the city and the state. The social climate and accomplishments of Mysore earned it the sobriquet Cultural Capital of Karnataka.

3.Surat

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Surat is a city in the Indian territory of Gujarat. It used to be an extensive seaport and is presently an inside for precious stone cutting and cleaning. It is the eighth biggest city and ninth biggest urban agglomeration in India. It is the managerial capital of the Surat locale. The city is found 284 kilometers (176 mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar; 265 kilometers (165 mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometers (180 mi) north of Mumbai. The downtown area is situated on the Tapti River, near Arabian Sea. Surat is the fourth quickest developing city in an investigation led by global research organization City Mayors Foundation. The city enrolled an annualized GDP development rate of 11.5 for each penny over the seven financial years in the vicinity of 2001 and 2008. Surat was granted “best city” by the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) in 2013. Surat is chosen as the principal brilliant IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative tied up with IT administrations majors Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. The city has 2.97 million web clients which is around 65% of aggregate populace. Surat was chosen in 2015 for an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge allow. Surat has been chosen as one of twenty Indian urban areas to be produced as a brilliant city under PM Narendra Modi’s lead Smart Cities Mission. Surat is the third “cleanest city of India” as indicated by the Indian Ministry of Urban Development.

4.New Delhi Municipal Council

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New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is the municipal council of the city of New Delhi, India, and the region under its organization is alluded to as the NDMC territory. NDMC, covering a territory of 43.7 km2. It is administered by a chamber headed by an executive, who is generally a profession government employee and holds the rank of Joint Secretary to Government of India named by Government of India. The committee additionally incorporates the Chief Minister of Delhi as an Ex officio part. The Union Territory of Delhi is partitioned into three statutory urban locales: the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), and the Delhi Cantonment Board.

5.Delhi Cantonment

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Delhi Cantonment was set up in 1914. Until February 1938, the Cantonment Board Delhi was known as the Cantt specialist. The region of the Cantonment is approx. 10,521 sections of land (4,258 ha). At the 2011 enumeration, the number of inhabitants in the Cantonment was 116,352. The Delhi Cantonment is as Class I Cantonment Board. The Cantonment is administered by the Cantonments Act, 2006 while different approach letters and directions from the Ministry of Defense relating to the region are issued every now and then. Despite the fact that the board capacities as a neighborhood city body, it stays under the regulatory control of the Directorate General Defense Estates, New Delhi and Principal Director, Defense Estates, Western Command, Chandigarh.

6.Tiruchirappalli

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Tiruchirappalli additionally called Tiruchi or Trichy, is a noteworthy level II city in the Indian province of Tamil Nadu and the authoritative home office of Tiruchirappalli District. Trichy is the third biggest city by region and fourth biggest city by populace in tamilnadu. It is the fourth biggest civil organization and the fourth biggest urban agglomeration in the state. Found 322 kilometers (200 mi) south of Chennai and 379 kilometers (235 mi) north of Kanyakumari, Tiruchirappalli sits nearly at the geographic focal point of the state. The Kaveri Delta starts 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) west of the city where the Kaveri stream parts into two, shaping the island of Srirangam, which is presently joined into the Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation. Involving 167.23 square kilometers (64.57 sq mi), the city was home to 916,857 individuals in 2011.

7.Jamshedpur

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Jamshedpur is the most crowded urban agglomeration in the Indian territory of Jharkhand. Jamshedpur is the home office of the East Singhbhum area of Jharkhand. As indicated by the 2011 enumeration of India, Jamshedpur (East Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan) region has a present populace of 1,337,131; the Jamshedpur urban agglomeration (UA), which incorporates the abutting territories. It is likewise the principal arranged modern city of India. It is situated on the Chota Nagpur level and is encompassed by the pleasant Dalma Hills. The city is flanked by the waterways Swarnarekha and Kharkai on the north and west parts of the city. Jamshedpur is home to the world’s tenth biggest steel producing organization, Tata Steel. Jamshedpur has been anticipated as the 84th quickest developing city on the planet for the time period 2006– 2020 with normal yearly development of 2.59%.

8.Mangalore

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Mangalore, authoritatively known as Mangaluru, is the main port city of the Indian territory of Karnataka. It is situated around 352 km (219 mi) west of the state capital, Bengaluru, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain go. The number of inhabitants in the urban agglomeration was 623,841, as indicated by the temporary aftereffects of the 2011 national enumeration of India. Mangalore created as a port in the Arabian Sea amid old circumstances and turned into a noteworthy port of India. This port handles 75 for each penny of India’s espresso and cashew sends out. The port is utilized as an arranging point for ocean activity along the Malabar Coast. This seaside city was governed by a few noteworthy forces, including the Kadambas, Alupas, Vijayanagar Empire, Keladi Nayaks and the Portuguese. The city was a wellspring of conflict between the British and the Mysore rulers, Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. In the end attached by the British in 1799, Mangalore remained some portion of the Madras Presidency until India’s autonomy in 1947. The city was bound together with the province of Mysore (now called Karnataka) in 1956.

9.Rajkot

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Rajkot is the fourth-biggest city in the territory of Gujarat, India, after Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. Rajkot is the focal point of the Saurashtra area of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-biggest urban agglomeration in India, with a populace in excess of 1.2 million starting at 2015. Rajkot is the eighteenth-cleanest city of India, and is the 22nd-quickest developing city on the planet. The city contains the managerial home office of the Rajkot District, 245 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, and is situated on the banks of the Aji and Nyari waterways. Rajkot was the capital of the Saurashtra State from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956, preceding its merger with Bombay State on 1 November 1956. Rajkot was reincorporated into Gujarat State from 1 May 1960.

10.Kanpur

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Kanpur is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. The city is the administrative headquarters of Kanpur Nagar district and Kanpur division. The name of the city is believed to have derived from Karnapur (meaning “town of Karna”, one of the heroes of the Mahabharata). Another theory is that it came from the nearby town of Makanpur, earlier known as Khairabad, where the Sufi saint of the Madariya Sufi order, Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar, settled. Kanpur district administration is headed by the District Magistrate of Kanpur, who is an IAS officer. The DM is in charge of property records and revenue collection for the central government and oversees the elections held in the city. The DM is also responsible for maintaining law and order in the city, hence the SSP of Kanpur also reports to the DM of Kanpur. The DM is assisted by a Chief Development Officer (CDO), four Additional District Magistrates (ADM) (Finance/Revenue, City, Land Acquisition, Civil Supply), one City Magistrate (CM), and seven Additional City Magistrates (ACM). The district has three tehsils viz. Sadar, Bilhaur and Ghatampur, each headed by a Sub-Divisional Magistrate. The current DM is Surendra Singh.