Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has released the list of cities, that had achieved higher rating than their previous year rating.
Visakhapatnam is one among those cities which achieved 3-star Garbage free city rating. The efforts of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) are now reaping fruits.
GVMC is also working on removing waste from the landfill through bio-mining process at Kapuluppada duming yard. Now this came as a reward for their efforts over these years.
Higher rating is provided to the city after their representation is scrutinised by 3rd party and is found eligible for higher rating.
Cities that got upgraded to 3-star are Visakhapatnam, Vadodara, Ahmedanagar, Pune, Ballarpur, Noida and Gwalior. “MoHUA secretary Durga Shanker Mishra”, had praised the efforts of those cities and their citizens.
Inputs from Praveena Varma