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Implementation of modern and automated municipal solid waste management soon
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Implementation of modern and automated municipal solid waste management soon
PHOTO : Agartala Municipal Corporation Dr. Prafulla Jit Sinha.TIWN File Pic

AGARTALA, March 11 (TIWN): Extension of city area and increase in city population has enhanced the generation of Municipal Solid Waste, which needs regular disposal to make the city livable, healthy and clean by implementation of modern and automated Municipal solid waste management. This may be achieved by utilizing better waste transportation equipments/vehicles and their regular deployment across the whole AMC area, said Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) Dr. Prafulla Jit Sinha.

 According to the Mayor, with the help of state government recently 10 nos. 8 cum refuse compactor, 3 nos. 14 cum refuse compactor, 4 nos. Skid Steer Loader, 2 nos. de-silting machine along 4 nos. dump tank, 01 no. crawler excavator, 01 no. loader etc have been produced to improve the transportation system in order to transform the present activities into modern waste management system.

It is planned to introduce auto tipper in the door to door collection in 3000 houses in the specific areas as a pilot project for direct disposal of waste to the dumping ground collection from door to door and this effort will certainly reduce the additional utilization of the vehicle which in turn will reduce the consumption of the fuel. Already around 350 tricycle rickshaws have been distributed among the NGOs engaged in the door to door collection, Dr. Prafulla Jit Sinha mentioned.   

 

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