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Sanitary waste collection up, but Mahadevapura scores a zero

Source: The Hindu, Date: , 2017

Source: The Hindu, Bengaluru, April, 2017 :- Two months after the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) started collecting sanitary waste separately, approximately 17 tonnes of it are being collected across all the zones in the city daily. But this just a fraction of what the citizens generate, and the scope of collection varies widely: while south, R.R. Nagar and Yelahanka zones contribute to a major chunk, the process has not even begun in Mahadevapura. “We have not yet finalised an agency for Mahadevapura zone as no one was ready to take it up during the ongoing pilot phase,” said Hemalatha, executive engineer, Solid Waste Management. She said tenders for sanitary waste processing from all the zones would be finalised by the end of April.

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