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Bhubaneswar Railway Station ranked 13th in Swachh Rail survey




 Bhubaneswar railway station has been ranked 13th cleanest station among the 75 A1 category busiest stations in the country as per a survey undertaken under Swachh Rail campaign.

While Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest with rank one, it is followed by Secunderabad, among the 75 stations in the category. As per a survey, the report of which was released by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday, the Jammu railway station occupied the third spot, while New Delhi station was ranked at 39 among the busiest stations. Darbhanga railway station in Bihar was ranked the dirtiest.

The survey was carried out by the Quality Council of India. Clean toilets on platforms, clean tracks and dustbins at stations were some of the criteria for judging railway stations for cleanliness.
This was the third survey on cleanliness done by the railways to keep a tab on rail premises as part of its ‘Swachh Rail’ campaign. “We want all stations to be clean. There are many stations which have improved their cleanliness ranking from last time,” Prabhu said after releasing the survey report.





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