The Central Government on July 13, 2014 launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 in New Delhi.
As per the Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation Prameswaran Iyer , the month long survey will begin on 1st of next month.
It will be done through an independent survey agency to rank all districts and states of the country on the basis of qualitative and quantitative evaluation in villages.
The ranking will be based on a comprehensive set of cleanliness parameters. Mr. Iyer, added that parameters of assessment will be availability of toilets, usage of toilets, hygiene of toilets, status of littering and status of stagnant water.