Vijaywada Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers

Indore, Mysuru, Panvel and Tumakuru are other four cities which have issued ID cards to wastepickers this year Vijaywada Municipal Corporation issued occupational identity cards (IDs) to the wastepickers. Vijaywada is first city in Andhra Pradesh to do so. Corporation has issued 100 identity cards today. In the days to come the number will reach … Continue reading Vijaywada Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers

Inclusion of Waste-pickers in Proposed Solid Waste Management Rules

Date: 6th January, 2016 To Shri Prakash Javadekar Honourable Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Government of India Subject: Inclusion of waste-pickers in proposed Solid Waste Management Rules Dear Sir We are appreciative of the fact that you have been emphasizing on the role played by waste-pickers in solid waste management (SWM). We request … Continue reading Inclusion of Waste-pickers in Proposed Solid Waste Management Rules

Incineration of Waste will Throw Marginalized Communities like Yanadis out of Business

Guntur known for its chillies is set to become an important city. Residual state of Andhra Pradesh, after creation of Telangana, has chosen its capital to be in the area between Guntur and Vijaywada. Rapid urbanization is on its way. It is high time that the city starts upgrading its infrastructure and pursues the path … Continue reading Incineration of Waste will Throw Marginalized Communities like Yanadis out of Business