The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI)

Nov 14, 5:00 to Dec 7, 5:00

Solid Waste Management Exposure Workshop for Urban Local Bodies of Uttar Pradesh, India

The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), an ambitious cleanliness campaign of the Government of India, was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, on October 2, 2014. The mission was launched through the length and breadth of the country as a national movement. In order to identify and rank the cleanest cities, a survey based monitoring system called “Swachh Survekshan” is being used by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) for achieving the SBM objectives for the years from 2016 to 2018. Swachh Survekshan has triggered the interest of various stakeholders of the society like Government agencies, Non-Government Organisation, research organisations, social workers, environmentalist and people at large; whose overwhelming participation has turned this campaign into a great movement.Having understood the need of strengthening the capabilities of Urban Local bodies for making SBM a great success, MoHUA with its lateral agency National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) has been conducting “Solid Waste Management exposure workshops” for ULBs across India for last three years. NIUA is conducting these workshops through identified and trained trainers.As part of these workshops, TERI conducted six workshops for the Urban Local Bodies of Uttar Pradesh. TERI has conducted training workshops for around 250 city officials from 162 different ULBs.The workshops were organised in a pre-defined format developed by NIUA. The format of workshops is as follows. Each City Cluster Workshop is designed for 3 days. The broad design details are as follows:A. Day 1- Technical session covering the following aspects of SWMOrientation on SBM objectives and guidelines, waste management rules 2016, Importance of IEC, decentralised Waste Management, Composting, Recycling, involvement of the informal sector in Door to Door segregated collection, secondary sorting and transportation and role of Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for maximum recovery and utilization of dry waste, C&D waste etc. Various practices and technologies available for SWM: Centralised and Decentralised waste processingB. Day 2- Exposure Visit to SWM sites (as per availability)The exposure visits on day 2 should include site visits covering any relevant technologies as approved in the SWM Rules, 2016C. Day 3- technical session and group activities for SWM plan for ULBTechnical Session – Economics of Solid Waste Management, fulfilling conditions for accessing Swachh Bharat Mission Funds, Wealth from Waste concept and EIA requirements for setting up SWM processing plants, landfill etc.Swachh Survekshan including documentation, Emphasis on ODF, ODF+, ODF++, Swachhta RankingGroup Activity 1 (Challenges and Issues of ULB in managing solid waste), Group Activity 2 (SWM Plan for ULB), Quiz etc. and feedback from participants.The proceedings of each workshop can be downloaded below.