Telangana to release comprehensive waste management policy soon

The Telangana government is going to release a comprehensive Waste Management Policy soon, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K Taraka Rama Rao informed The Hindu.

Inaugurating a Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Recycling plant at Jeedimetla built under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode on Saturday, the Minister said the plant had the highest capacity in South India and fifth in the country. He said that 2,000 tonnes of C&D waste was generated every day in the city. The plant has a capacity of 500 tonnes and would recycle waste material daily.

Apart from the Jeedimetla plant, one more C&D plant will be inaugurated at Fathullaguda in January, 2021. In addition to these, two more plants will be set up in East and West zones of the city shortly.

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