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Solid Waste For School Edu

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Thursday directed officials to implement rules relating to solid waste in State and undertake steps to create awareness at ward and individual households.

Notably, nearly 114 urban areas of Odisha generate 2,575 tonnes of solid waste per day and every household in State produces about 300 grams of solid waste daily which is below the national average.
The Chief Secretary presiding over this meeting highlighted on raising awareness among citizens for appropriate disposal of solid waste.
Senior officials present at the meeting were advised by the Chief Secretary to include solid waste management (SWM) in school syllabus.
The meeting also decided to involve the women self help groups in the collection of solid waste from houses.
Mr.Tripathy directed the Forest and Environment and Urban Development Departments to ensure that more plastic in cement factory and roads.

Among others, Forest & Environment Principal Secretary Mona Sharma, Revenue & Disaster Management Principal Secretary  Nikunja Dhal, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Principal Secretary Deoranjan Kumar Singh and Housing and Urban Development Principal Secretary G Mathivathnan were present at the meeting.
 


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