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India- Bangladesh Webinar on solid waste management

On February 8, 2022, municipalities of Indore and Dhaka North held a virtual dialogue, for sharing best practises in solid waste management. Key Points Webinar was facilitated by High Commission of India and Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. During the webinar, waste collection methods were shared by Indore Municipal Corporation. They also shared ..

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Swachhata Start-Up Challenge

Swachhata Start-Up challenge was launched to increase innovation in waste management. It was launched by the Agence Francaise de Developpment, AFD and the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, DPIIT. The AFD is a French public financial institution. It implements the policies of the French Government. The top ten winner of the challenge ..

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Haritha Karma Sena (Green Action Force) – Key Facts

Kerala government has proposed to form “Haritha Karma Sena (Green Action Force) to collect and segregate waste from city households for transporting it to solid waste treatment facility at Kochi Corporation. Highlights Proposal to constitute the action force has been included in the draft bylaw in order to streamline municipal solid waste management system in ..

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India, Germany MoU on Cities combating plastic entering the marine environment

India and Germany have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on “Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment”. It is in line with the objective of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban. About the MoU According to the MoU, the project to be implemented mainly focuses on sustainable solid waste management. It will help India achieve the goal ..

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Bengaluru Mission 2022

The Chief Minister of Karnataka B S Yediyurappa recently launched the “Bengaluru Mission 2022”. The mission aims to provide necessary infrastructure and basic amenities to people of Bengaluru to resolve their day-to-day problems and challenges. It basically plans to overhaul city infrastructure. The mission is to work in making Bengaluru “one of the best in ..

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Golden Peacock Environment Management Award

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has been awarded with the Golden Peacock Environment Management award for the year 2020 in the steel sector. The award was given for its efforts in adopting various environmental measures like upgrading pollution control facilities, treatment and recirculation of wastewater from individual units and outfalls, enhancement in green cover ..

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