22-09-2019 is the last date to share Citizen Feedback through SSG2019 app and Toll Free Number 1800-572-0112 All Districts to upload Self Assessment by 21st September 2019

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019
  • World's largest cleanliness survey
  • 17000+ Villages will be covered
  • Survey duration: 30 days
  • All India Districts ranking
  • Completely digitized and paperless survey
  • Self Assessment documents uploaded digitally by districts
  • Geotagged Photos captured from field
  • Massive participation by citizens
  • Citizen feedback collected from mobile app
  • Social Media Outreach
Objectives of Swachh Survekshan Grameen

The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti (DDWS) has decided to undertake “Swachh Survekshan Grameen- in year 2019 and again in year 2020 to provide national ranking of all districts and States of India on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation (Swachhata) parameters. This ranking will be based on a comprehensive set of parameters including self-reporting by Districts, data from the SBM-G IMIS, village-level surveys of public places like schools, Anganwadis, PHCs, Haat bazaars, Panchayat and citizen’s perception of Swachhata and their recommendations for improvement of the program.

  • Encourage large scale citizen participation and create awareness
  • Foster a spirit of healthy competition among villages for creating cleaner villages.
  • Undertake a ranking of Districts and States on key SBM-G parameters.
  • Compare performance of the Districts and States nationally on key SBM-G parameters.
  • Ascertain the progress of Swachhata (Cleanliness) on ground through a sample survey.
  • Engage with selected Gram Panchayats in every district and solicit their feedback.
  • Assess the effectiveness of environmental management (EMM) and IEC/BCC interventions under SBM-G.
Swachh Survekshan Grameen - 2019 Scope
  • Self-reporting on sanitation status by Districts and States using online formats and interventions implemented.
  • Ascertaining sanitation status in stated public places
  • Obtaining feedback of Gram Panchayats, Key Influencers and citizens at large on SSG parameters.
  • Swachhata survey and ranking protocol based on primary and secondary data to guide the survey and ranking in consultation with DDWS.
  • Conduct of Field survey of public places e.g. Schools, Anganwadis, PHCs, and Haat Bazaars in 25 or more villages of every district depending on the size of the district, and obtaining overall feedback and recommendation of Gram Panchayats, districts and states, on improving the program covering every district in India. In each village, minimum of 5 public places will be surveyed.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of environmental and BCC interventions in the states and in about 10% sample districts in the states and the selected 25 villages of the districts, using the checklists attached to the ToR
  • Organizing Stakeholder workshops in all States of India to engage stakeholders and citizens in the SSG exercise
Ranking of Districts

detailed protocol has been developed to guide the ranking of Districts basis their performance on key quality and quantitative parameters. The ranking would be done using information on service level progress obtained from the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, survey of public places undertaken by the personnel of survey agency using standard observation parameters and citizen’s feedback from the villages and online using an App developed for the purpose.

65% weightage has been assigned to the findings and outcome from the Survekshan and 35% to the service level parameters to be obtained from the IMIS of the DDWS. The weights to different elements of the SSG would be as below:

  • Direct Observation of sanitation in public places (30%)
  • Citizen’s Feedback including feedback from common citizens, key influencers at the village level and from citizens online using the App (35%)
  • Service Level Progress on sanitation related parameters (35%)
State wise distribution of villages to be surveyed and district to be assessed for environmental and BCC interventions
State Name Number of districts Number of selected villages Number of districts selected for BCC / EMM
A & N Islands 3 51 0
Andhra Pradesh 13 379 1
Arunachal Pradesh 20 434 2
Assam 33 801 3
Bihar 38 1049 4
Chandigarh 1 13 0
Chhattisgarh 27 661 3
D & N Haveli 1 22 0
Daman & Diu 2 24 0
Goa 2 46 0
Gujarat 33 797 3
Haryana 22 513 2
Himachal Pradesh 12 282 1
Jammu & Kashmir 22 502 2
Jharkhand 24 584 3
Karnataka 30 764 3
Kerala 14 377 2
Lakshadweep 1 9 0
Madhya Pradesh 51 1251 5
Maharashtra 34 911 4
Manipur 16 357 2
Meghalaya 11 247 1
Mizoram 8 176 1
Nagaland 11 243 1
Odisha 30 777 3
Puducherry 2 45 0
Punjab 22 521 2
Rajasthan 33 878 3
Sikkim 4 88 1
Tamil Nadu 31 823 3
Telangana 30 714 3
Tripura 8 184 1
Uttar Pradesh 75 2024 8
Uttarakhand 13 306 1
West Bengal 32 622 2
Total 699 17475 70