Mangaluru: Make own arrangements to process wet waste - MCC


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Oct 12: The city corporation here, which is finding it difficult to process the waste collected by it, has instructed major wet waste producers within the city limits to make own arrangements to process wet waste. It has given the deadline of this month end for this purpose.

Hotels, bar and restaurants, marriage halls etc have to put in place their own arrangements to process the wet waste generated by them. A meeting of the concerned organizations was convened and the participants were educated about the enforcement of civic solid waste rules. Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) commissioner Shanadi Ajit Kumar Hegde, said that demonstration with the help of concerns having expertise in waste processing was also held for the benefit of these waste producers.

Hegde, giving this information at a press meet held at the corporation office on Friday October 11, said that only dry waste would be collected by the official recycling agencies appointed for the purpose from these concerns commencing from next month. He said that information about the same would be posted in the official website of the city corporation.

He said that the National Green Tribunal has expressed unhappiness about the failure of the concerned to completely implement the solid waste management rules within the time limit prescribed. Therefore, the green tribunal has given specific instructions and directed the chief secretaries of respective states to personally file compliance reports in the court. "All the urban local bodies have to seriously handle waste disposal issue. Because of this compulsion, we are implementing the waste disposal and processing rules," he explained.

  

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  • Shiva, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 13 2019

    They mentioned major waste producers, instead of commenting negative suggest a better idea instead of spreading negativity.

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  • Sam, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    MCC stop collecting property tax, we will make all arrangements ourself. Why to pay tax to you when you can't make basic arrangements? Ramakrishna mission has taken care of keeping city clean or else Mangalore would have been in last position in terms of cleanliness. Poor's National Highway, poor drinage and waste management facility and our MLA is busy posting in Facebook. Is he really working or just restricted himself to social media? Had lot of hopes in him.

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  • VISHUKIRAN FERNANDES, Kalasa

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    Then why are collecting tax for??? If citizens have to do govt. work themselves, why burden them with fees

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  • Abdullah A Rehman, APD Foundation, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    This would be a major step to resolve the problem of solid waste management, it might seem drastic, but we need to take responsibility of our own waste. Landfill will be saved, segregation will be achieved environment can be protected, garbage cess will be reduced, opportunities on efficient waste management will be created, and exchequer will benefit, I think if looked into wisely this is a phenomenal step!

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  • Rao, Udupi

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    MCC wants to come out of the responsibilities very easily just because they are not capable of complying rules of NGT.

    Let them dissolve MCC then and give responsibility to outsource contractors to collect tax and handle waste.

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    If they can not collect the waste, then let them close the office.

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  • Kishore Kumar, Mangaluru

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    After removing all the garbage bins around the city and starting door to door collection by MCC, people started throwing waste to nearby thodus and vacant plots.

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  • Ozy, Surathkal

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    Not only wet waste MCC has doubled(100% increase) water charges to the citizens.

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  • Allen, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    Everybody living in this so called Smart City knows that MCC is good for nothing but only for occupying chairs and taking salary!

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  • Sri Tom Cat, Mangalore,

    Sat, Oct 12 2019

    Dear Mcc if cant handle waste which for the very reason we all are paying tax at the commercial rate it better to stop collect taxes, disband some the positions that they recruited,it better private contractors handle it minus taxes to MCC.

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