New system for garbage disposal

Published on Jun 16, 2016 11:09 AM IST
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NEW DELHI: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Wednesday launched an integrated system for collection and transportation of garbage to ensure effective disposal.

The corporation hopes of collecting, recycling and disposing the garbage in an efficient manner to ensure that waste doesn’t continue to pile up on the already overflowing garbage sites with the new system.

According to municipal officials, apart from the automated monitoring system, the corporation has also introduced more than 480 advanced vehicles to ensure no spills on the roads.

The system will first be implemented in the central zone of the SDMC, and will be replicated in other areas if it is successful.

“The system is being launched in the SDMC in continuation of the Swachh Bharat Mission, with an aim make the south Delhi localities garbage free, clean, pollution free and green,” said Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister.

According to officials, the collected garbage will also be taken up to land filling site in a systematic manner.

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