Swach Bharat Abhiyaan & Smart Cities Mission Consider ‘Waste to Energy’ Smart Solution

Urban growth in India is going haywire. Infrastructure is crumbling; cities are choked with pollution and garbage. Majority of the urban populace has very little access to basic environmental services. New government at union level has prioritized cities as an important area for India’s transformation. Urban centres are and will be the engines of growth. … Continue reading Swach Bharat Abhiyaan & Smart Cities Mission Consider ‘Waste to Energy’ Smart Solution

1071 Wastepickers Enrolled in Rashtriya Swasthya Beema Yojna

Kiningkambe and Kabir Karnataka labour welfare department begins enrollment for Rashtriya Swasthya Beema Yojna -RSBY (National Health Insurance Scheme). 1071 wastepickers in Bangalore have been listed for the scheme. The enrollment is being facilitated by local membership based organizations of informal economy workers (un-organized sector) including Hasiru Dala. In the current enrolment drive- Hasiru Dala plans to … Continue reading 1071 Wastepickers Enrolled in Rashtriya Swasthya Beema Yojna

Issues Of Pourkarmikas- Sanitary Workers Need To Be Addressed For Efficient Waste Management

Bangalore with a population of 95 lakh, spread over 800 sq. kilometers produces approximately 3000 tons of waste every day. The estimates of waste generation are not accurate, and can go upto 4000-6000 tons a day. The responsibility for the proper handling, collection, transportation and disposal of waste in the city lies with the Bruhat … Continue reading Issues Of Pourkarmikas- Sanitary Workers Need To Be Addressed For Efficient Waste Management