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Hyderabad seeks RFP for garbage collection

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposal) from private parties for the maintenance, upkeep and beautification of various roads of the mega-city. Besides this, the private parties have also been invited to collect household ... Read More »

NGOs engaged for waste collection in Bhopal

In an attempt to improve waste management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation has roped in NGOs that provide the manpower for door to door garbage collection. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Vipat Kumar Verma, the Project Coordinator for the NGO ‘The Carmelites ... Read More »

Railways to develop track cleaning equipment

Indian Railways is planning to develop a wet and dry heavy duty vacuum cleaner that can collect the garbage from the tracks and deposit in different containers. The machine being considered will not only cater to the need of clearing ... Read More »

BMC scheme to keep city slums clean

In order to ensure better garbage collection services in slums, the civic standing committee has passed the resolution for a new garbage collection scheme for the city’s slums. The new scheme, Swachcha Mumbai Prabodhan Abhiyan, will replace the old one ... Read More »

Designing Bins

The basic application of bins is directly associated with garbage or waste collection. But bins are also used for storage in industries like food and textile. Types of bins vary with its applications in various industries. Today, the characteristics of a bin are also influenced by the ambience and aesthetics of its surroundings. Shardul Nautiyal interacts with a few of the suppliers to know all about bins. Read More »

UV resistant garbage bins

• Time Technoplast Ltd has launched Dumpo Dome Lid garbage bins in different capacities with attributes like corrosion free, high resistance to UV radiation and acid. The Dumpo Dome Lid garbage bins are suitable for use with standard collection and ... Read More »

Sanitation drive

The Guntur Municipal Corporation is undertaking sanitation drives in all 50 divisions involving the departments of Public Health, Rural Water Supply and Health Departments. There are plans to promote zero waste policy. The major components of the drive include cleaning ... Read More »

Belgaum City Corporation; Towards creating wealth out of waste

With a total road length of 758km, 58 wards and a population of about five lakhs, Belgaum is the biggest district in Karnataka. By virtue of having some good tourist spots like Gokak falls, Veer Soudh and Belgaum fort, the city has a large floating population. Municipal Commissioner Priyanka Francis talks about the various programmes adopted towards effective management of waste in the city. Read More »

Mangalore Corporation on Waste Management strategies

In an initiative to better address the waste collection and recycling, the Mangalore City Corporation is working towards implementing a three-phase system in all its wards. Speaking to Clean India Journal at his office in Mangalore, Municipal Commissioner Harish Kumar ... Read More »

BSCs sought for Janshatabdi Express train

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 ... Read More »

Panaji to purchase garbage compactors

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 ... Read More »

Visakhapatnam Towards a bin-less City

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. These days Greater Vishakapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is busy with another ambitious project that involves segregation of garbage at source. Municipal Commissioner B Ramanjaneyulu explains to CIJ, GVMC’s solid waste management project and the Corporation’s efforts in making a ‘bin-less’ city. Read More »

Vijayawada on disposal of solid waste

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 ... Read More »

Quilon station goes for mechanised cleaning

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 ... Read More »

Garbage collection drive at GVMC

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 ... Read More »

Beach Cleaning

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 ... Read More »

Panaji Corporation’s Awareness Programme

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 ... Read More »