Dwarka: Review meet held between RWAs, SDMC officials on waste management

By City Spidey
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Posted: Nov 24, 2018

In order to make the area adopt zero waste lifestyle in future, a review meeting was held between Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs), managements of several societies in Sectors 22, 23 and officials of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Saturday at the Sector 23 Community Hall, Dwarka. The meet, organised by the Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get-Together (ANHLGT), was called to discuss issues related to waste segregation and sanitation.

Leader of the House (SDMC) and Councillor of the area, Kamaljeet Sehrawat, present on the occasion, was given a list of problems of the area related to sanitation. She assured people the Corporation will provide large machines for composting and it would be there in each ward by January. 

Some of the societies, which have already started the process of waste segregation, shared their experience and asked the SDMC officials to provide sufficient facilities to keep waste management proper and continuous. Besides, some of the residents from these sectors shared how they were doing composting of kitchen waste in their own house.

Sanitary Inspector of the area, Kuldeep Yadav said, “We are doing our best with the limited resources we have. I am trying to ensure the lifting of waste in separate form and transfer the kitchen waste to the composting pots made by us in different parks and vacant lands in both the sectors.”

Meanwhile, president of Green Tower Apartments (Sector 23), Shyam Lal Langar told City Spidey, “A lot of work still needs to be done to make it a successful model of waste management but we are hopeful as SDMC has started taking initiative. We are ready to support them. In fact, we have already started playing our role.” However, Langar accepted the pace of work was not satisfactory.

When City Spidey asked the president of the ANHLGT, Cicily Kodiyan about their objective and future course of action, she said, “We, as a social organisation, are making our efforts to make Sector 22 and 23 a model sector. We are meeting people and asking them to spread the awareness for waste segregation and composting. More such review meetings would be organised to make both model sectors on waste management.”

Earlier in October, a similar meeting was organised to interact with the residents of both the sectors in which the concept of model sector was introduced. It was decided the meet with them will take place at least once in a month to review the success in the direction of waste management and composting.

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