100 Iconic Places to be Cleaned Up under Swachh Bharat Mission

  • Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, it has been decided to undertake a special clean-up initiative focused on 100 iconic heritage, spiritual and cultural places in the country.
  • The list of the places is yet to be finalized soon.
  • The aim of this initiative is to make these 100 places model ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’, that will enhance the experience for visitors from India and abroad.
  • Under Phase 1 of this initiative, the following iconic places have been selected for an intensive clean up:
  1. Vaishno Devi: Jammu and Kashmir
  2. ChhatrapatiShivaji Terminus: Maharashtra
  3. TajMahal: Uttar Pradesh
  4. Tirupati Temple: Andhra Pradesh
  5. Golden Temple: Punjab
  6. ManikarnikaGhat: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  7. Ajmer Sharif Dargah: Rajasthan
  8. Meenakshi Temple: Tamil Nadu
  9. Kamakhya Temple: Assam
  10.  JagannathPuri: Odisha


  • The lessons and experiences from Phase 1 will be integrated into the clean-up campaign for the remaining 90 sites.


Note: Aspirants need not remember these places but should have some familiarity with respect to their locations and significance.

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