"Indore city has been declared the cleanest city in the country for the fifth time in a row in 2021. Indore became cleanest city in the country for the first time in Swachh Sarvekshan 2017 while in the Swachh Sarvekshan 2016, it was 25th in the ranking.
The story of Indore from 25th position to becoming the cleanest city of the country and then sustaining the position is written in this book by the author P. NaraharilAS. P. Narahari was the Collector and District Magistrate of Indore when the campaign to become the cleanest city was initiated. The author spearheaded the campaign to make Indore Rural District the second Open Defecation Free (ODF) in the country.
After achieving such a feat, the campaign to make Indore the Cleanest city was initiated with the support of the whole society. What were the strategies applied by the city administration in ensuring absolute cleanliness on the lines of the Swachh Bharat Campaign? How a song to motivate the citizens of Indore became an anthem for cleanliness is mentioned in this book.
How Indore became a role model for not only many other cities of the country but also of the world is delineated in this book. This book also talks about how Safai Karmcharis became champions of Cleanliness in this campaign? This book can be a reference point for citizens, administrators, policy makers, students of journalism and civic societies of any city to make their cities highly liveable. It will lead to the Right to Cleanliness for a healthy living of everyone.