Bhubaneswar is gearing up to take part in the second edition of the Swachh Survekshan next January.
various voluntary organisations, Bhubaneswar will host a regional-level workshop tomorrow with nine cities from Chhattisgarh and the same number from Odisha to take part in the national-level survey this time.
In the first edition of the cleanliness survey that was held in January, Bhubaneswar had competed with 73 other cities of the country and ranked 24th. Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena said the corporation was going to leave no stone unturned this time to get the top slot in the next survey.
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has now entrusted the construction of individual household latrines with voluntary organisations that will monitor the construction and be responsible to sensitise people to use these.
The administration has also formed a team to monitor the speedy construction of the proposed hybrid toilets in the capital city.
n the national-level survey this time, the cities will be judged on the basis of planned and unplanned colonies, cleanliness in commercial and market areas and most importantly, feedback from the citizens. The survey this time will witness the participation of nearly 500 cities from across the country.