21 Apr '17, 6pm

Govt eyes Singapore model to tackle cities' trash mess - Times of India

Govt eyes Singapore model to tackle cities' trash mess - Times of India

Pune: The Centre is working on a plan to introduce the Singapore model in solid waste management at a time when the Pune and Mumbai civic bodies are struggling to manage garbage processing. The Niti Aayog recently launched the Urban Management Programme to focus on capacity building of the state and urban local bodies in urban planning, governance, public financing in urban infrastructure and water and solid waste management in partnership with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE). It would provide a platform to the states and urban bodies to share the urban challenges and evolve and design efficient solutions through partnership with the urban sector experts from Singapore. On solid waste management, the Singapore experts have shared their practice focusing on reducing, reusing and recycle and minimizing the volume of waste going to landfills (through incineration) as l...

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