Question raised in Lok Sabha on Scientific Management of Municipal Solid Waste, 18/07/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Scientific Management of Municipal Solid Waste, 18/07/2019. As per the Constitution, scientific management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), in accordance with the provisions of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, is primarily a function of the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and State Governments/ Union Territories(UT). The total waste generated in the major ULBs (having population more
than 10 Lakhs) is 67,000 Tons per Day (TPD), while the waste processing capacity in these ULBs is 58,000 TPD.