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Swachh Iconic Places

This topic provides information about Swachh Iconic Places initiative.

The Swachh Iconic Places is an initiative under the Swachh Bharat Mission. It is a special clean-up initiative focused on select iconic heritage, spiritual and cultural places in the country. The initiative is being coordinated by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and the concerned State governments.

Phase I coverage of iconic places

Under Phase 1 of this initiative, the following iconic places are being covered for an intensive clean up.

  • Vaishno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Maharashtra
  • Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh
  • Tirupati Temple, Andhra Pradesh
  • Golden Temple, Punjab
  • Manikarnika Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Rajasthan
  • Meenakshi Temple, Tamil Nadu
  • Kamakhya Temple, Assam
  • Jagannath Puri, Odisha

Phase II coverage of iconic places

The Phase II of Swachh Iconic Places initiative covers the following.

  • Gangotri
  • Yamunotri
  • Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain
  • Char Minar, Hyderabad
  • Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assissi, Goa
  • Adi Shankaracharya’s abode Kaladi in Ernakulam
  • Gomateshwar in Shravanbelgola
  • Baijnath Dham, Devghar
  • Gaya Tirth in Bihar
  • Somnath temple in Gujarat.

Phase III coverage iconic places

  • Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh)
  • Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal)
  • Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana)
  • VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh)
  • Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand)
  • Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K)
  • Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh)
  • ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur)
  • Sabarimala Temple (Kerala)
  • Kanvashram (Uttarakhand)

Source : PIB

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Madhav Kaushal Nov 27, 2019 08:16 AM

Hi, I see there are no places from Himachal Pradesh.
I think places like Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Mandi have lot of places you can choose from.

Arkaprabha Saha May 09, 2019 12:20 PM

Belur Math, Belur, Howrah, West Bengal 711202 may be checked to be selected as a Swachh iconic place.

SSDG Apr 16, 2019 11:30 AM

I want to bring you that Rameswaram is one of biggest tourism place in India, daily many foreigners and indian citizens visiting. But the beach is not clean and smelling very bad, many fishes are dead and floating in water. So kindly take necessary action to avoid spreading of disease and we must welcome all foreigners and they must not avoid India for unhygenic and unsafe places and also must protect our citizens too. So please kindly take necessary action. Thank you.

vikas Jul 26, 2018 09:16 AM

Good information site

keshav Jul 18, 2018 07:36 PM

please add more names of iconic places

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