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Zonal Waste Management set up to clear garbage

Posted on Nov 13, 09:48PM | UNI

The Mysore District Administration and Corporation authorities have woken-up after Bangalore's garbage crisis and have setup area wise additional zero waste management to clear daily waste.

District in-charge Minister S A Ramadas inspected the excel treatment plant on the outskirts of the city where the wastage has been converted into the composite fertilizer.

The Minister took to task the officials of both city corporation and pollution control board for not taking proper measures to clear the pending wastage since last 15 days.

Later speaking to reporters Mr Ramadas said the solid waste has increased in the areas more than the capacity of the plants, however, warned the authorities to clear the pending waste during the next four days and use sprinkling of solutions on them until it was cleared.

He said about 400 tones of waste were generated daily in the city. It has become a herculean task for the MAC to dispose it. A treatment plant is set up at JP Nagar where 200 tones of bio-degradable waste are treated. However, the excess waste would be diverted to eight other places in the respective areas to take necessary steps.