Report filed by West Bengal regarding solid and liquid waste management, 24/11/2022

  • 24/11/2022

Solid and liquid waste management in West Bengal The Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Department, West Bengal has created two separate accounts under the scheme 'Solid waste management mission' and a sum of Rs 3500 crore has been deposited. The fund shall be utilized for restoration measures including preventing discharge of untreated sewage and solid waste treatment.

This was stated in the report filed by the Chief Secretary, West Bengal, November 24.

The NGT, September 1, 2022 had directed the state to pay compensation for past violations of solid waste and liquid waste norms. The amount of compensation was fixed @Rs 2 crore per MLD.