February 29, 2024

Solid waste is likely to be disposed of here for 15 years: after getting a government job, the procedure for hiring a consultant has started.

Initially, with the inclusion of new villages in the Surat Municipal Corporation, the procedure for the appointment of a consultant has been started for taking NOC for the possession of 3.40 lakh square meters of space of two government numbers of Umber to the Municipal Corporation for solid waste disposal of these areas. The possibility of disposal of waste in a scientific manner for 15 years at this site, Mun. Officials have shown.

Further, in order to process and treat the quantity of solid waste generated from the city on this land in a scientific manner, operations will be carried out as per the guide line of Solid Waste Management Rules 2016. The municipality has planned to build necessary infrastructure like road parking, workshop, storm drainage sewer line centralized processing plant.

Also, sanitary landfill cell compound wall, water line, street light, officer building according to self-funding and public private partnership. For this work, the finance commission of the central government’s Swachh Bharat Mission 2015 and various schemes will also get grants.

Lastly, before starting a waste plant and landfill site on the land of Umber, the approval of all departments such as CRZ, Environment Clearance, GPCB, Airport, Forest is required as per the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 Act of Good Solid Waste Management of other Government Departments. The municipality has undertaken the work of appointing an environmental expert consultant to take all these approvals.

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