SDMC initiates scientific method of waste management
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has initiated a scientific mechanism of collection, transportation and management of garbage and waste with the help of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) by deploying a number of fixed compact compressors and different kind of tippers; green waste management by using wood chippers, construction of more and more public toilets, discouraging open defecation and training citizens and Resident Welfare Association (RWAs) on the procedure of segregation of the waste.
SDMC is also going to set up the first biogas plant at Goyla Dairy in the Najafgarh Zone, spread over an area of two acres. The project, developed by the agency itself, will be constructed on the Public Private Partnership model, an official said. SDMC Mayor Shayam Sharma said: “We are also going to set up the first bio-gas plant in Delhi. The project will also help provide clean gaseous fuel and organic manure from cattle dung, kitchen waste without any harmful discharge in environment. We will also use kitchen waste in the plant.”