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Last Updated: Wednesday, 1 January 2020 (11:29 IST)
New Delhi: emerged first in the Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 results of (SS League 2020) among the top 20 cities in more than 10 lakh population category.
Bhopal was on second position while on third it was Surat in Quarter 1. Rajkot and Navi Mumbai were on  number two and third positions respectively in Quarter 2 among the top 20 cities in more than 10 lakh population category.
Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri announced the results of Swachh Survekshan League 2020 (Quarter 1 and Quarter 2) here on Tuesday. Swachh Survekshan 2020, the fifth edition of the annual urban survey conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA),  scheduled to commence from January 4, 2020 across India, was also rolled out on the occasion.
SS League 2020 is being conducted in 3 quarters, i.e. April- June, July ? September and October- December 2019 and has 2000 marks for each quarter evaluated on the basis of monthly updation of SBM-U online MIS by cities along with citizen's validation on the 12 service level progress indicators through outbound calls. 
Ranks have been assigned in two categories, namely, cities with population of one lakh and above (with two sub-categories, i.e. 1-10 lakh and 10 lakhs and above) and cities with population of less than 1 lakh (under the <   1 lakh population category, the rankings are given zone and population wise). 
The performance of cities in SS League 2020 is crucial to their ranking in Swachh Survekshan 2020 due to the 25 per cent weightage of the quarterly assessments to be included in the annual survey scheduled to commence from January 4 till January 31, 2020.(UNI)