Affidavit by SDMC on unscientific dumping of garbage on the roads, Delhi, 25/02/2020

  • 25/02/2020

Affidavit cum report regarding factual and action taken report in respect of unscientific dumping of garbage on the roads on behalf of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) in compliance of the NGT order dated 19/07/2019 in the matter of Birender Sangwan Vs North Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others. The report was uploaded on February 25, 2020.

The matter related to unscientific dumping of garbage on the roads in absence of any effective mechanism by the municipal corporations as per the provisions of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The report mentioned that SDMC is establishing the system through Concessionaires to recognize organizations of waste pickers and establish a system for integration of the various waste pickers to facilitate their participation in solid waste management including segregation and door to door collection of waste. To prevent littering on roads green and blue dustbins have been provided at various locations especially near bus stands, markets, along roads and other places having movement of people. The work of integrated collection and transportation of municipal solid waste, street sweeping and drain silt in Najafgarh Zone has been awarded to a concessionaire.