UP to implement Indore SWM model in cities

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UP to implement Indore SWM model in cities

Thursday, 24 November 2022 | PNS | Lucknow

To ensure cleaner, greener and planned cities in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government will implement the solid waste management (SWM) model of Indore in the urban bodies of the state.

For a comprehensive review of the cleanliness model of Indore, considered the cleanest city in the country, a team of Uttar Pradesh assessed the city’s strategy last Saturday and Sunday. During its two-day visit, the team also visited Asia's largest bio CNG plant located at Trenching Ground.

About 13 representatives of the urban bodies of places like Mathura-Vrindavan, Jhansi, Aligarh, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Farrukhabad, Kushinagar, Ikdil Nagar, Moradabad, Gorakhpur, including Swachh Bharat Mission Director in Uttar Pradesh, Neha Sharma, went on the visit.

The team on Saturday observed the bio CNG plant. On Sunday, the team members visited the control command centre. During the visit, a presentation on the initiatives taken for cleanliness in the last six years was made.

The officials of Uttar Pradesh were informed about the spot fine and garbage collection charges in the Indore city.

Moreover, Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra also visited the bio CNG plant located at the Trenching Ground on Sunday. During his two-hour visit, he understood the functioning of the plant.

There are plans to prepare bio CNG plants from 300 tonnes to 400 tonnes of wet waste through the municipal bodies in the cities of Uttar Pradesh.

The chief secretary also visited Gopal Mandir located near Rajwada. Along with the chief secretary, National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Adarsh Goyal and two other members also visited the bio CNG plant.

Team Uttar Pradesh studied the various aspects of cleanliness of Indore very deeply in the field, held discussions with the people and understood the functioning closely.

The chief secretary also expressed gratitude to the district magistrate and municipal commissioner of Indore for conducting the tour of the bio CNG plant and for explaining the functioning of the Indore city cleanliness model.

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