MP becomes first state of country in door-to-door garbage collection


Regular Monitoring of Cleanliness Survey Work Should be Carried Out: Smt. Maya Singh

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Minister for Urban Development and Housing Smt. Maya Singh said that Madhya Pradesh has become the first state of the country in hundred percent door to door garbage collection in urban bodies. Monitoring of Swachchta Survekshan Abhiyan being carried out by the Government of India under the Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan should be strictly conducted to enable Madhya Pradesh to establish its new image once again in the country by the efforts being made in the state in this connection. She said this in the review meeting of Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan-2018 held at Mantralaya on Monday.Smt. Maya Singh mentioned that a remarkable progress has been registered in the urban areas under the Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan. After getting rid in urban areas from ill practice like open defecation completely, work of door to door garbage management is being carried out. She further stated that the solid waste management work like landfill site and processing through PPP mode are being carried out in the urban areas. These works should be completed within the stipulated time. Moreover, she mentioned that a special attention should be paid on the distance between the urban bodies, while making clusters under the solid waste management, so that garbage could be sent to the main garbage collection centers within a day. Smt. Singh gave instructions for providing weekly report on progress of solid waste management centers. She said that garbage collection work should be continued on holidays too. Principal Secretary Vivek Agrawal informed that Swachhata Survekshan -2018 is underway in the state besides entire country. Survey in 26 bodies has been completed in the first phase. The survey in other remaining bodies will be carried out in the second phase. Regular monitoring of door to door garbage collection work is being conducted at Bhopal level. One Nodal Officer each in 51 districts has been appointed in this regard. Moreover, Agrawal informed that electricity production units in 6 units will be established out of 26 regional units under the PPP based solid waste management scheme. A target to generate 65 m.w. electricity has been set from these units. Production of organic fertliser from the garbage is proposed from the remaining 20 units.