Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 4, 2018 conferred the Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 to top ranked states and districts and to states with maximum citizen participation based on the National Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 of the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
On the other hand, the Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti gave awards at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi to top three States and Districts from all the zones of the country. The awards were given by Prime Minister at the concluding session of Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention at Rahtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre.
Haryana was ranked as the best State, while Satara District of Maharashtra was ranked as the best district as per the ranking undertaken by Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018. Uttar Pradesh was rewarded for maximum citizens’ participation.