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Delhi is sitting on around 27 million tonne of waste across three landfills at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 04:32 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra
Swachhata Hi Seva is a call to citizens to actively engage in shramdaan through voluntary activities aimed at fostering a sense of shared responsibility
The development plan department of the BMC has issued a circular outlining an air pollution mitigation plan for construction sites in Mumbai. The plan includes measures such as erecting dust- or wind-breaking sheets, covering floors and scaffolding, and regular cleaning. It also prohibits dumping of construction material and debris on roads and footpaths, and mandates the use of dust extraction systems and appropriate air pollution control technology. However, activists have called for stricter enforcement of the plan and citizen engagement.
The Greater Noida authority has signed a three-year agreement with HCL Foundation to work on waste management and keep the city clean. A command-and-control centre will be established under the initiative, with a focus on educating residents about proper waste disposal. The aim is to make Greater Noida a cleaner and greener city within the next three years. HCL Foundation will also develop a model village with better sanitation and access to clean drinking water.
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 05:03 PM IST
ByHT Correspomdent, Greater Noida