Niti Aayog informs NGT of waste management strategies

Following directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to develop standardized technologies to assist local bodies to comply with the Solid Waste Management rules 2016, the Niti Aayog has informed the green panel that it has formulated model concession agreements and request for proposal documents for integrated solid waste management.

In a report dated June 25, the Niti Aayog informed a Bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel that standardized technologies had been formulated for States to adopt and undertake solid and liquid waste management across the country.

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has provided Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract for legacy waste dumpsite remediation and other documents, the report said, according to The Hindu.

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