Meeting on implementation of Solid Waste Management bye-laws held in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Jan 5: District level Committee of SBM (G) 2.0 was  held today under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal (Chairman District level Committee), Shyambir  on implementation of bye-laws for Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Panchayat halqas at VC Room of Mini Secretariat, here.

At the outset, the DC deliberated upon the importance of SBM (G) being taken as a priority area by the Govt.

During the course of the meeting several issues were discussed and decisions were taken accordingly.

The meeting discussed compilation and submission of details of households, commercial establishments, govt, private institutions, mixed model of waste collection in rural areas, operationalisation of segregation sheds and PWMUs, awareness, collection of usage charges and others.

The chair stressed upon the Block Development Officers for submitting the halqa wise list of households, commercial establishments, govt , private institutions as per the formats so that the halqa wise targets to the sanitation mentoring officers can be set in order to have a hassle-free mechanism for collection of user charges.

The DC after a thorough discussion with the committee decided to adopt the mixed model mechanism of waste collection in the rural areas. The accessible, motorable areas are to be covered by door-to-door waste collection.

BDOs were directed to carry out a thorough survey in their respective blocks and submit a list of points that are inaccessible, non-motorable along with their latitudes and longitudes so that the same points may be cleared by the EOI agencies on a timely basis.

The chair stressed upon the operationalisation of Segregation sheds and PWMUs. The Exen PDD was given clear instructions to make the power supply available to the already constructed segregation sheds and PWMUs within a weeks-time.

The installation of available machinery shall be done by the concerned vendor/agency in coordination with the KPDCL.


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