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NEW DELHI : Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) has been adjudged as the best 'Swachh Iconic Place' under the Swachh Bharat Mission. In a letter, the department of drinking water and sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, said Mumbai's CST has been adjudged as the best Swachh Iconic Place in Phase-1 for their contribution under the initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission.

The award will be given this Friday during Swachh Mahatsav at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

CST competed for the award of 'Best Swachh Iconic Place in India' with 30 other places, as selected in all three phases. This award will be received by the Ministry of Railways jointly along with BMC and CSR partner.

The parameters considered to adjudge the best 'Swachh Iconic Place' were -- "Accomplishment of Action Plan, Participation/Involvement of stakeholders in the execution of action plans, Fund leveraged, Fund Utilized, Cleanliness in the peripheral area, Visibility of Swachh Iconic Place, Sustainability of Initiatives, Evidences of visibility of differences," read a press release by Central Railways.

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has also announced that it has received 'Best Swachh Iconic Place' by Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

The initiative 'Swachh Iconic Places' was launched in 2016 under Swachh Bharat Mission. It was initiated to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to take iconic places and their surroundings to higher standards of cleanliness.

(ANI inputs)

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