- Veröffentlicht: 04. September 2019
The Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited (PSCDCL) in association with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has launched ‘Zero Waste Project’ under area based development project of the smart city. The organisers of the project have decided to deploy 30 Swachta Mitras for creating awareness about the initiative, a statement issued by PSCDCL said.
The areas including Aundh, Baner, Balewadi, Pashan, Bopodi and Sutarwadi will be studied in this initiative. The data collection process for the implementation of this initiative has started. The programme will cover around 90,000 households.
The survey will cover various types of constructions within the jurisdiction of 'areas development' section. These properties include slum residential, non-slum residential, commercial, institutional, semi-government and government.
According to the initiative, the solutions expected under zero garbage project include 100% segregation of waste at source and processing wet waste / organic waste at local level.
“The project will achieve a number of goals. The cost saved in the process can be utilized for creation of resilient waste management infrastructure in the area,” stated the release.
The project includes surveys and GIS mapping, communication and education awareness programmes, capacity building and scheme implementation, monitoring and assurance for garbage processing.
As per the PMC data, the city generates around 2,100 tonnes of garbage. It includes the trash generated in core Pune city areas, as well as in the newly merged 11 villages.
Autor(en)/Author(s): Prasad Kulkarni
Quelle/Source: The Times of India, 28.08.2019