Nagpur: A team of central observers reached Nagpur on Thursday and has also started monitoring the level of cleanliness. under the Swachh Survekshan Year 2022.
During this stay, the team will be at NMC Headquarters at Nagpur to check the progress of documents regarding the implementation of different components of the Swachh Bharat Mission.
After this, the entire team will also be divided into two to visit various public places to assess the cleanliness status.
The performance of Nagpur Municipal Corporation in the Swachh Bharat Survey in the year 2021 was very disappointing. It has slipped from 18th place in the year 2020 to 23rd place last year.
In the same year, the Swachh Bharat survey will have around 7,500 marks, Which will be divided into three different components – Certification (2,250), Service Level Progression (SLP 3,000 marks), and Citizens’ Voice (2,250 marks).
The progress of the level of service includes documentation, separate collections, processions and disposables, sustainable sanitation, and ‘Safai Mitra Suraksha’.
Started a material recovery facility
Under the certification category, Nagpur Municipal Corporation has already achieved Open Defecation Free City Plus certificate. This time it will also be in competition for certification in Nagpur Municipal Corporation Water Plus Plus for the reuse of treated sewage water and a garbage-free city.
Under the voice of the people category, the central team will also check five key parameters including the people’s participation and their response to the app-based grievance mechanism. This team will also inspect the solid waste management systems being implemented in the city.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation had also recently started a material recovery facility at the Bhandewadi dumping yard. Out of the approximately 1,100 metric tonnes of waste generated daily in the entire city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation is earning around Rs 127 per metric tonne as royalty for recyclable waste every single day.
Door-to-door garbage collection by BVG India and AG Enviro will prove to be the biggest challenge for Nagpur Municipal Corporation this year itself. BVG India and AG Enviro these companies are not picking up garbage at all on a daily basis in some areas. Because of this people are throwing garbage in the open.