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Amitabh Bachchan donates sewer cleaning machines

Indian film actor Amitabh Bachchan donated a large sewer cleaning machine to MCGM and 20 small ones to Aurangabad to end the manual scavanging practices. This follows his commitment at the 2018 Cleanathon toward taking steps in this direction. He ... Read More »

The Clean Aarey Campaign

Planned much before the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, the 52 week-long Clean Aarey campaign registered a major boost from the ongoing Abhiyan when initiated on November 2. Over 350 people including 75 from MCGM P South Ward (BMC), 40 cyclists from ... Read More »

MCGM plans towards sustainable, garbage-free city

Mumbai has been facing a solid waste management crisis for years. In order to move towards a sustainable future by adopting integrated solid waste management approach, the Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has joined hands with private contractors. The municipal corporation spends roughly र1160 per tonne on collection, transport and disposal of MSW. Collection and transport together constitute roughly 80% of the cost. In India, the average municipal expenditure on solid waste management is र500 to र1500 per tonne. B P Patil, Chief Engineer-SWM, MCGM, explains to Preeti Swaminathan the various projects lined up for integrated SWM. Read More »