Swachh Iconic Places (SIP)

Swachh Iconic Places (SIP)

  • Under the inspiration of Hon’ble Prime Minister, the Ministry has taken up a multi-stakeholder initiative focusing on cleaning up 100 places across India that are “iconic” due to their heritage, religious and/or cultural significance.
  • The goal of the Initiative is to improve the cleanliness conditions at these places to a distinctly higher level
  • This initiative is in partnership with Ministries of Urban Development, Tourism and Culture with MDWS being the nodal ministry.
  • All Iconic Sites have designated PSUs for financial and technical support.
Swachh Iconic Places

The 10 iconic sites which were taken up in the first phase are

  • Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • CST, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati, Assam
  • Maikarnika Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra, J&K
  • Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha
  • The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  • Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 

The ten sites which have been added in the second phase are

PSU Sponsors for SIP Sites – Phase 1

Sr. No. Iconic Places Sponsors
1 Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ajmer, Rajasthan Hindustan Zinc India Ltd.
2 CST, Mumbai, Maharashtra State Bank of India (SBI)
3 Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
4 Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati, Assam Oil India Limited
5 Maikarnika Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Northern Coal Field Ltd.
6 Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
7 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra, J&K National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
8 Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
9 The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
10 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh Oil and Natural Gas Corporation & Neyveli Lignite Corporation India limited

PSU Sponsors for SIP Sites – Phase 2

Sr. No. Iconic Places Sponsors
1 Gangotri, Uttarakhand -
2 Yamunotri, Uttarakhand -
3 Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain -
4 Char Minar, Hyderabad -
5 Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assissi, Goa -
6 Adi Shankaracharya’s abode Kaladi, Ernakulam, Kerala -
7 Gomateshwar, Shravanbelgola, Karnataka -
8 Baijnath Dham, Deoghar, Jharkhand -
9 Gaya Tirth, Bihar -
10 Somnath temple, Gujarat -
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