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World Bank to help Gurugram with waste management expertise

Municipal Corporation of Gurugram,
Submitted by Tanveer Padode on September 23, 2022

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is likely to collaborate with the World Bank for waste management in the city civic officials said this week after a meeting between the two entities and the district administration at Divisional Commissioner Ramesh Chand Bidhan’s office in Civil Lines.

It was decided at the meeting that the corporation would prepare a plan of the present citywide waste management identifying gaps where intervention is required. According to MCG officials the World Bank offered to provide financial assistance. Instead the civic body and district administration officials asked them for technology and expertise in solid waste management as the MCG is cash-rich.

The intervention will involve projects such as door-to-door waste collection secondary waste collection points the Bandhwari landfill and waste segregation.

“Mukesh Kumar Ahuja commissioner MCG apprised the meeting of various problems regarding waste management. According to him the MCG has to manage 40 major garbage collection points across the city nearly all of which adversely affect people living near them. The commissioner told World Bank officials that scientific engineering solutions are needed for limiting the ill effects of garbage collection points” a senior MCG official said. The official further said that World Bank shared details of various waste management projects they are executing across India.