Jammu City stepping towards- Garbage to Gold


Jammu, April 11: Under Swachh Bharat Mission, and clean India campaign Jammu Municipal Corporation organised a Integrated Sustainable Solid & Liquid Resource Management training & orientation workshop for two days on 11th & 12th April 2016. This workshop has been organised at Kalika Dham Jammu and has attracted participation from many stake holders like Govt. Departments, Pollution Control Board, Safai Karamchari Unions, Hotel, Markets, Industries Associations, and other bulk waste generating organisations, Sabzi Mandi representatives andĀ  school & college representatives, residents welfare association (RWA) etc. Workshop was formally inaugurated by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal.

ThisĀ  workshop conducted by Shri C. Srinivasan, Project Consultant of the SLRM project of Indian Green Service. Mr. Srinivasan in his training programme and presentation provided a brief review of the successful implementation of Solid & Liquid Resource Management (SLRM) in various cities of India likeJodhpur, Vellore & Ambikapur (CJ).

It was also agreed in the workshop that, small scale localised models focussing on segregation are the ultimate way of dealing with the garbage crisis in the world SLRM project functions on a 3 stage process of segregation of waste at household, SLRM centre and specialized segregation levels.

Mr. Srinivasan also focussed on large scale awareness and participation of public and authorities both Govt. and private, for a proper scientific disposal of the project. He also impressed upon the different self sustaining models of converting garbage into gold.

Meanwhile the Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Ms. Mandeep Kaur underlined the determination of Jammu Municipal Corporation to start with the solid waste management project immediately for Jammu . The Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal also underlined the importance and inevitability of sustainable & environmental friendly models of solid waste management for a better future.

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