Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has launched the ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’ in Goa along with the Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar in order to fulfill India’s biggest dream of being a clean nation by October 2, 2019. . The star-rating initiative has been developed by the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban. It will rate cities on a 7-star rating system based on multiple cleanliness indicators for solid waste management, which will include Door to Door Collection, bulk generator compliance, source segregation, sweeping, scientific processing of waste, scientific land filling, plastic waste management, construction and demolition management, dump remediation & citizen grievance redressal system etc.

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