Urban Solid Waste Management

Improvement of Solid Waste Management in 106 cities of Punjab 

Solid Waste collection and disposal in 106 TMAs is being managed in a traditional fashion. A special scheme / strategy have been developed with the assistance of Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company to help these I MAs to design and implement solid waste management system on modern and efficient lines. A comprehensive survey has been conducted to assess the situation on ground. On the basis of survey result, these TMAs have been divided into three categories:

  • 68 TMAs in which sufficient machinery and human resources are available
  • 22 TMAs in which in sufficient machinery and human resources are affecting the solid waste management
  • 15 TMAs in which neither machinery nor human resources are available to deal with the solid waste