Gurugram to redevelop secondary waste dumping points

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The Gurugram Municipal Corporation (MCG) has decided to redevelop 32 designated secondary waste dumping points throughout the city to ensure that only segregated waste is dumped there. According to officials, the civic body will also construct walls at these dumping sites and lease them to advertisers, raising revenue to improve sanitation infrastructure.

The concessionaire has been asked to collect waste from these spots every three hours and ensure the area is clean and cleared. The decision was made after numerous commuters and residents complained about the foul odours at these locations.

According to officials, the civic body will convert the dumping points from open spaces to buildings. CCTV cameras will be installed in each building to identify anyone who dumps unsorted waste at the site. The walls will then be made available to advertisers for a fee. According to officials, this revenue will be used to improve sanitation infrastructure throughout the city as well as hire more contractual workers. According to officials, these measures will be implemented by the end of March, reports Hindustan Times.

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