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Solid Waste Management
News  /  Published 29.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation nudges big housing complexes to manage waste

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is writing to residential complexes that produce more than 100kg of waste daily, asking them to prepare for managing the waste by themselves because the civic body ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: KMC, police, PWD, NDRF brace for fallout with dedicated teams

Disaster management  Two teams from the National Disaster Response Force are being kept ready.  Dedicated team A 13-member team of mayoral council members from the KMC will be coordinati...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.03.22

KMC fines Rs 5000 for burning waste on roadside

Both the violators have to pay the fine within the stipulated time of 14/15 days from the day the notice was issued. If the fines went unpaid, the same can be recovered as arrears on property tax...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Siliguri gets 5 borough chiefs

The chairpersons of five borough committees — clusters of municipal wards — of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) were elected uncontested at the civic body here on Monday. Siliguri may...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 15.03.22

Municipal workers burn dry leaves along Ballygunge road despite ban since 2016

Many residents of Ballygunge Circular Road woke up on Monday to a strong smell caused by burning of fallen leaves by waste collectors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) along the thorough...
By Anasuya Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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News  /  Published 07.03.22

Kolkatans, get ready to segregate your household waste by October

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to roll out waste segregation at source across the city by October, an official of the civic body said on Sunday. The segregation at source will mean t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Waste disposal gets top priority in Kolkata Municipal Corporation 2022-23 budget

The solid waste management department of the city civic body received the highest allocation in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s 2022-23 budget presented on Wednesday. The water supply and r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Campus stations to monitor air quality

The campus of North Bengal University (NBU) at Rajarammohanpur, on the outskirts of Siliguri, has installed a continuous air quality monitoring station in collaboration with the West Bengal Pollution ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.21

Still no recycling plant in Dhanbad

Even after almost two years of the launch of the door-to-door garbage collection campaign, the recycling plant of the Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is yet to be established.  As a result of this...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.20

Utilisation of BSL’s solid waste earns accolade

Steel major Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) is earning more than Rs 550 crore revenue annually by selling its solid wastes. Apart from earning this huge amount, the company is also saving around Rs 250-280 c...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro


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