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Jodhpur, Marwar ranked cleanliest rail stations

Union Railway Ministry released Third Party Survey Report on Station Cleanliness which ranked 407 railway stations including 75 A1 category stations, 332 A category stations on the basis of cleanliness performance.
Jodhpur, Marwar ranked cleanliest rail stations
  • Jodhpur (Rajasthan) was ranked first in the survey of A1 category stations, Marwar (Rajasthan) first in A category stations and North Western Railway first among all Zonal Railways.

About the Survey:

  • This was third such audit cum cleanliness survey conducted by Indian Railways to increase level of cleanliness under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by identifying unclean spots, improve cleanliness standards and propel healthy competition among railway stations.
  • It was conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI) with help of their partners.
  • The parameters adopted for conducting survey were Evaluation of Process of cleanliness in main entry area, parking, main platform, waiting room (33.33%), direct observation by QCI assessors of cleanliness in these areas (33.33%) and passenger feedback (33.33%).
  • The cleanliness rankings of stations is reward for stations that have performed well and gives impetus for further improvement for stations that have not made into top rankings.

Ranking of Stations:

Top 10 A1 category Stations (out of 75):

  • Jodhpur (1st), Jaipur (2nd), Tirupati (3rd), Vijayawada (4th), Anand Vihar Terminal (5th), Secunderabad Junction (6th), Bandra (7th), Hyderabad (8th), Bhubaneshwar (9th) and Vishakhapatnam (10th).

Top 10 A category stations (out of 332):

  • Marwar (1st), Phulera (2nd), Warangal (3rd), Udaipur (4th), Jaialmer (5th), Nizamabad (6th), Barmer (7th), Machiryal (8th), Mysore (9th) and Bhilwara (10th).

Top 10 Zonal Railways Rankings:

  • North Western Railway (1st), South Central Railway (2nd), East Coast Railway (3rd), South East Central Railway (4th), Western Railway (5th), Southern Western Railway (6th), Southern Railway (7th), Central Railway (8th), West Central Railway (9th) and Northeast Frontiers Railway (10th).

Question:

Q. As per a Third Party Survey Report released by Union Railway Ministry on Station Cleanliness, who ranked first in the survey of A1 category stations?
a. Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
b. Jaipur (Rajasthan)
c. Jaisalmer (Rajasthan)
d. None of the above
Jodhpur, Marwar ranked cleanliest rail stations Jodhpur, Marwar ranked cleanliest rail stations Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on August 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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