Leader of House in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), Kamaljeet Sehrawat, on Saturday announced that a monitoring committee would be formed for Dwarka B Ward to look after the sanitation and waste segregation in different sectors and societies.
Talking to City Spidey, Sehrawat said, “A team of seven people including residents and the sanitary inspector would look after the waste and composting at source in the neighbourhood parks in the area.”
On the subject, a meeting involving the officials of SDMC and RWAs from various societies was organised at Community Hall in Sector-23. In the meeting, about hundred RWA representatives discussed the issues related to waste segregation and composting at society level. Management of horticulturist waste and SDMC’s apathy in waste management was the major agendas of the meeting.
PB Mishra, a resident of Chitrakoot Apartments in Sector-22 and general secretary of “Sukh Dukh Ke Sathi,” a social organization, raised the inefficiency of the system in implementing the government’s order for composting and waste segregation at source level which was issues in 2016.
SS Goel, a resident of IIT Engineers Apartments in Sector-10 said that the area had been suffering badly due to dry leaves and horticulture waste. He suggested SDMC to use vacant land or its parks for composting by horticulture waste.
Deputy Commissioner of SDMC, Shivendra Singh, appealed to RWA people to make the waste segregation successful. He said that SDMC and people of the ward should work together on the subject. Singh assured to take proper initiative to improve the sanitary condition of the area.
Area Councillor, Kamaljeet Sehrawat, said that composting in neighbourhood parks will start within one month. She also informed that the societies would be sent a letter with a fixed date to start composting and segregation of waste.
“Within 10 days, all the societies will be given notice for waste segregation and composting at source level. SDMC will be get in touch with the RWAs and they will help them in doing that,” added Sehrawat.
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