Noida Dialogue

An initiative of Democratic Outreach for Social Transformation, DOST

Door-to-door collection of waste in 3 more villages

August 12, 2019

NOIDA: The Noida Authority extended the door-to-door waste collection to Badauli, Yakubpur and Gurjar dairy villages in Noida on Sunday. So far, AG Enviro Pvt Ltd, the private agency roped in by the Noida Authority has covered about 107 sectors, 55 villages and 82 group housing societies. Out of these, egregated waste collection, which was introduced in 20 sectors in July, continues.

“Villages falling under work circle 10 were covered today (Sunday) under door-to-door waste collection,” said Rajesh Kumar Singh, officer on special duty (OSD) at the Noida Authority. Even as residents complain lack of civic amenities in garbage disposal, Singh maintained that waste collection is expanding across the city along with adequate infrastructure support.

“We have provided adequate infrastructure, including vehicles for waste collection, manpower and facility for waste disposal. The agency is deploying its manpower and machinery as and how work is expanding,” he said. He further added that on August 17, another workshop on bulk waste generators will be held for high rise apartments, malls and restaurants. “The aim is to generate as much awareness as possible so that all residents and citizens are waste compliant as per SWM rules 2016,” said Singh.

Meanwhile, the CEO of Noida Authority Ritu Maheshwari said a comprehensive roadmap for drains, sewer lines, water, traffic, encroachments, parking, guest houses etc. is also being worked out to resolve immediate problems catering for next 5-10 years.
“A grievance redressal would be revamped and made accessible. We appeal to all residents to cooperate in Swachh Bharat Mission so that Noida fares well in Swachh ranking next year,” added Maheshwari.


Source : The Times of India