On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary Railway Minister Piyush Goyal unveiled the railways’ cleanliness survey with three stations from Rajasthan bagging the top honours.
Jaipur, Jodhpur and Durgapura were the top three ranking railway stations among 720 stations which were surveyed. Among the suburban station category Andheri, Virar and Naigaon railway stations were the top three among 109 stations.
The survey also announced North Western Railway followed by South East Central Railway and East Central Railway are the top three railway zones.
Railways have been conducting third party audit and cleanliness ranking of 407 major stations annually since 2016. This year the survey was expanded to include 720 stations and suburban stations were also included for the first time. Evaluation of green efforts have been added to the report.