Press Reporter News Service
Solan, September 17
After going through flak from the NGT and the State Air pollution Management Board (SPCB), Solan MC officers have woken up to make sure scientific disposal of strong waste.
Commissioner, Solan MC, LR Verma mentioned, “A Haryana-based agency, Suntan, has been awarded the work to scientifically get rid of the strong waste generated within the Solan MC space in addition to raise the legacy waste mendacity at Salogra.”
The Panchkula-based agency will gather the waste after due segregation into dry and moist and transport it to its facility for scientific disposal. The agency has been given time to hunt requisite permissions from the SPCB, NGT in addition to the Haryana authorities.
“The tender has been initially awarded for a six-month interval and if the work is passable, it is going to be prolonged to 3 years,” mentioned Vishrut Bharti, Joint Commissioner, MC
With practically 8,000 tonnes of legacy waste having amassed at Salogra, the agency may even transport and dispose it of inside six months.
“About 10-15 tonnes of strong waste is generated every day within the MC space with the part of moist and dry waste being 60 and 40 per cent, respectively. The moist waste will likely be segregated every day at Salogra and transported on a regular basis whereas the dry waste will likely be transported after four-five days to the processing facility,” mentioned Bharti.
The MC pays about Rs 900 per tonne for disposing of and processing the legacy waste whereas about Rs 1,970 per tonne will likely be paid for the strong waste generated every day.
The work will start solely after permissions have been sought from the SPCB, NGT and the Haryana Authorities as they may even assess the waste disposal facility of the agency.