DDC Bandipora calls for effective management of solid waste

Chairs meeting of District Environmental Committee

BANDIPORA: District Development Commissioner, Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza today convened a meeting with members and co-opted members of District Environmental Committee to discuss various issues pertaining to the conservation of environment in the district.

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, CDFO Bandipora, Executive Officers of Municipal Committees of the district and other senior officers were present in the meeting.

The DDC directed the members and co-opted members of DEC to ensure that National Green Tribunal Guidelines are being implemented in letter and spirit.

He directed the Executive Officers of Municipal Committees to take concrete steps in segregation of waste at source for its safe and proper disposal. He asked the Officers of Block and Pollution Control Board to ensure waste collection and its disposal in remote areas of the district.

He also directed the Executive Officers to prepare a DPR for the establishment of STPs at identified locations in Bandipora and Hajin.

The DDC asked the concerned to take steps for collection and disposal of hazardous waste, e-waste and industrial waste and ensure air quality and noise pollution management in the district.

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