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March , 2015
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Gurgaon to try decentralised solutions for disposing waste

Source: The Hindu, Date: March , 2015

The millennium city generates about 600 tonnes of municipal solid waste every day, which is handled in the most conventional manner. The problem is compounded with no single authority responsible for waste management of the city’s urban area. No integrated solid waste management plan is in place and the burning down of the only waste treatment plant in November 2013 has led to mountains of waste piling up. Citizens’ groups had been advocating that in the impending crisis lay an opportunity to decentralize waste management at housing/ward level. And the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) under its new Commissioner Vikas Gupta has finally decided to implement a decentralized MSW pilot project at two locations.

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http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-newdelhi/gurgaon-to-try-decentralised-solutions-for-disposing-waste/article6950016.ece

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