Solid Waste Management Rules 2016

With the launch of the flagship programme by the Government of India, Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014 that aims to provide basic infrastructural and service delivery with respect to sanitation facilities to every family, including toilets and adopting the scientific methods to collect, process and disposal of municipal solid waste. The mission focuses on quality and sustainability of the service provision as well as emphasising on the commitment on every stakeholder to bring about a visible change in society. This manual on Municipal Solid Waste Management provides guidance to urban local bodies on the planning, design, implementation and monitoring of municipal solid waste management systems. Issues of environmental and financial sustainability of these systems are a critical consideration.

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