In order to address the issue of garbage collection and disposable operations in all zones other that Zone IX, Zone X and Zone XIII, which are already under a private contractor’s charge, the Chennai Corporation Council gave the go-ahead to the civic body to take steps to outsource conservancy operations in all zones. Over 20
West Central Railway is planning to outsource on board house keeping services for 12059/12060 Janshatabdi Express train of coaching depot, Kota for two years. N K Mishra, Sr Divisional Mechanical Engineer, Kota said, “This job is being outsourced for the first time for the day time sitting closed circuit train between Kota and Nizamuddin. The
The Panaji City Corporation is purchasing three refuge garbage compactors of seven cubic metre capacity in the first phase and additional six compactors in the second phase for transportation and collection of garbage of the city. The purchase of compactors is however subject to availability of funds and phased out over a period of three
Visakhapatnam or Vizag, the second biggest city in Andhra Pradesh,is the first in the country to have taken e-governance initiatives in early 2000. Today, many municipalities in India have replicated Visakhapatnam’s e-governance model. Not just e-governance but its overall performance in environmental sustainability has helped the Corporation bag the prestigious Euro India’s Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award (ESCA) in 2011....
Municipal Commissioner G. Ravibabu, Vijayawada has instructed the officers concerned to prepare a plan for the removal of municipal solid waste as per the rules. Several unique problems and implementation of the rules related to maintaining sanitation and cleanliness in the city will be taken up under the plan in consultation with sanitation divisional officials.
Southern Railway plans to adopt mechanised cleaning at the Quilon railway station (Thiruvananthapuram Division) by outsourcing services to a cleaning company for a period of two years. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Dr VN Mathur, Chief Medical Superintendent- Thiruvananthapuram division of Southern Railway said, “There is need to improve the standards of hygiene and cleanliness
Greater Visakhaptanam Municipal Corporation will introduce collection of garbage from shops and other commercial establishments in the city. Every shop has been asked to keep a bin and put the garbage and in the bin. The bins will be emptied into the pick-up trucks which will carry it to the transfer station. The Corporation would
The Goa government is planning to spruce up the Calangute-Candolim beachfront. The PWD is already drawing plans to put up latrines, changing rooms and shower rooms for tourists at Calangute beach. A series of other initiatives are in the pipeline for the betterment of Calangute village and the constituency as a whole. The chief minister
The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) is inviting Associations and like-minded activist to step up and spread awareness on waste-segregation in the city. Panaji started a ‘binless city’ campaign almost a decade ago, and achieved success in door-to-door collection of garbage. This is just one of a few initiatives, which produced replicable models
In order to ensure no recyclable/dry waste end up at the landfill, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) had taken an initiative to segregate every possible waste not just in two bins but in four different bins. This concept has now caught up even with some of the housing societies of the city.