SMC organizes training programme on waste segregation

Srinagar, Jan 1: A three day training programme on implementation of Municipal Solid Waste Management and Handling Rules 2000 began at Central Municipal Office here at Karanagar.
 In a statement, a spokesperson of SMC said the training programme is aimed at segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste material. The training was imparted by the Chief Sanitation Officer SMC Manzoor Ahmed Tarray.
 Tarray focused on segregation, storage of waste at source and transportation of waste material in covered vehicles.
 The session was attended by all the ward officers, sanitary inspectors and the sanitary supervisors of the Corporation.
 Tarray said SMC has already identified 10,000 households in 10 administrative wards for source segregation at house hold level in this regard said.
 “No open wastage storage depots will be seen in coming months in the city. There will be a provision of covered containers everywhere with the adoption of the latest machinery both at dumping site and the waste material collection at primary levels which will greatly help in minimizing waste accumulation and improve sanitation in the city,” said Tarray.
 The training programme will be held in three phases and the next phase will be taken up with the sweepers of all the Municipal wards of the city. The training will be concluded with the awareness programmes regarding segregation of waste material among general public.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 2 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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