Finally, Madanapalle Municipality declared as Open Defecation Free city after continuous effort made by the municipality. The Quality Council of India (QCI) had conducted stringent inspections before making the announcement by GOI. Swachh Andhra Corporation Managing Director Mr.D. Muralidar Reddy, IAS handed over the certificate to Madanapalle Municipal commissioner MR.M.Viswanath on 19th November 2016 at Vijayawada. This certificate is issued on behalf of the Union Ministry of Urban Development and is valid for six months from November 15.