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UN funds study for waste-free Ahmedabad

After carrying out an intensive drive for efficient garbage disposal, the civic authorities are now working on a project for a waste-free Ahmedabad. The project for preparing a roadmap for this purpose will be commissioned by the United Nations Centre ... Read More »

Water filters to fight cholera, jaundice

A number of slum clusters in Ahmedabad has been plagued with problems of water contamination and diseases every summer for years now. The mixing of sewage water with drinking water is responsible for this periodic outbreak of jaundice and cholera. ... Read More »

Cleaning Taxes

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has uploaded the City Sanitation Plan on its website and provided two mail ids for citizens to send in their feedback. However, all the mails are on taxes. The citizens have apparently not bothered to ... Read More »

Waste-free City

After carrying out an intensive drive for efficient garbage disposal, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is now working on a project for a waste-free city. The project supported by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) will also analyse the ... Read More »

Waste-free Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation will soon launch an information, education, communication (IEC) campaign in the city to spread awareness on solid waste management and urge citizens to do their bit in keeping the city clean. Activities including door-to-door awareness campaigns, public ... Read More »

Airport clean up

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Airport Authority of India (AAI) have set a new guideline to keep the area near the Ahmedabad airport garbage free. Acting on a regulation set by the National Bird Control Committee, they will charge ... Read More »

Dump yard to nature park

The forest department in coordination with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is planning to covert Pirana dumpyard into an eco nature park. A two-feet layer of fertile soil will be filled and plantation will be carried out to turn the area ... Read More »

Health mobile court soon

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) would soon be setting up a health and sanitation mobile court in the city to address civic cases instantly. The setting up of mobile court is expected to reduce the burden of regular courts (court ... Read More »

Striving for a binless city

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has taken up a number of initiatives to clean up the city and has also put in place different community development programmes. Capt. Dilip Mahajan, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, AMC, spoke to Clean India Journal recently. Read More »

GPS for garbage trucks?

The AMC (Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation) has gone hi tech with the installation of GPS (Global Positioning System) on hydraulic dumper trucks. Under the pilot project, 35 of these trucks would run along the west zone. The GPS would not only ... Read More »

Water fountains to waterfalls

The 82 water fountains installed by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in various areas of the city do not function. Instead, they have become garbage bins and breeding ground for mosquitoes. There is either technical problem or there is no ... Read More »

Sustainability issues in Solid Waste Management

There are various ‘Sustainability’ issues concerning waste management in India. Most projects started with good intention by the urban bodies failed to take off. R. A. Rajeev, Additional Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, discusses the need for right financial model for such projects. Read More »

AMC for green fuel

Creative Co. Ltd, a leading Japanese integrated waste management company, has signed MoU with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to convert solid waste from the dumping sites into eco-friendly fuel for industries. The Creative Co.’s innovative refuse paper, plastic and ... Read More »