The Visakhapatnam railway station has got rare honour this time. The railway station has been recognised as the most cleanest station among 75 busy stations in the country.
As per a survey carried out by Quality Council of India, the report of which was released by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, the Darbhanga railway station in Bihar was the dirtiest among the most busy stations. While the Jammu railway station occupied the third spot, New Delhi station was ranked at 39 .
Clean toilets at platforms, clean tracks and dustbins at stations have been taken into 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.