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one day one ward campaign?concerned officers from all departments of the corporation visit the same ward once every 23 days (the city has 23 wards) to review and fix any interdepartmental problem of coordination The municipal commissionerDr Dinesh Brahmbhatt personally oversees the cleanliness drive in the city On certain days of the monthschool students are given the authority to determine the dand (penalty) for dirtying the city In the vegetable market at the newly set up hawkers zonethe customers were proudly showing off their colourful fabric bags and declaring how they were shunning plastic bags The floor of the open market certainly looked very clean The hawkers were taken off the streets and located in a four-walled open plot for a monthly payment of Rs 25 per thela (cart) The hawkers were relieved not to have to pay bribes to operate from the streets and pavements Attached to the open market is a pay and use toilet for public use Typicallythe charge was 50 paise and it has now been raised to Re 1; the toilets are free for women and children In all150 pay and use toilets have been constructedof which nearly 90 are in slumswith special arrangements for children The corporation is also building seven high-end toilets on a BOT basischarging in the range of Rs 2 to Rs 5 for each useand generating revenue through sale of advertisement rights Processing and disposal of solid waste is being handled through a public-private partnership with Hanjer Biotech Energies Pvt Ltd Hanjer was awarded a Build-Operate-Own contract through a negotiated bid in 2003 to set up a waste processing plantthe first of its kind in the country The corporation gave 30 acres of waste-land on lease at Re 1 per square metre to Hanjer in Nakarawadi village22 kms away from the city It has agreed to deliver 300 metric tonnes of garbage to the plant every day and also committed to supply upto two lakh litres of water per day and electricity for the plants operations Construction started in June 2005 and the plant was commissioned in April 2006 Hanjer makes its money by processing the waste The segregation at the plant into drywaste and inert materials is largely automated DailyHanjer produces about 40 tons of organic compost70 tonnes of green or slow burning coal and 25 tonnes of plastic lumps from the 300 metric tons of waste The wet waste (20-30 per cent of the total) is used for making organic compostwhich is sold in the domestic market as well as exported to Oman and Pakistan The dry waste (30-40 per cent of the total) is used for making green coalwhich is sold to nearby ceramic factories and also to the cement industry Plastic lumps made from plastic waste are sold for manufacturing irrigation pipes The recyclable waste (about 3 to 5 per cent of the total) is segregated and also sold A scientific landfill site adjacent to the waste processing plant is under construction by Hanjer and is being paid for by the RMC through funds from JNNURM The site is expected to be completed by March 2011 It includes development of bundslayers of geo-textile and clayand lechate drainsOnly about 10-15 per cent of the total waste in the form of inert material will go into the landfill site RMC shall pay Hanjer Rs 220 per tonne of inert waste going into the sitesubject to a maximum of 20 per cent of the total wastein line with guidelines under the Municipal Solid Waste Rules 2000 The corporation has paid an advance installment of Rs 30 lakh to Hanjerwhich will be adjusted against the filling of the site with the inert materialonce the site is functional beginning March2011Indeed the system of waste disposal can be improved If lease rental could be determined through open competitive biddingthen it should be possible to cover situations even with negative lease rental if the revenue stream does not cover the costsRajkot has shown that remaining clean is a win-win situation Ahluwalia is chair of Icrier and of the high-powered expert committee on urban infrastructure Nair is a consultant to the committee Views are personal [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBangui:Around 50 people were killed on Tuesday in the Central African Republic town of Bria when fighting erupted between rival armed factions despite the signing a day earlier of a peace deal aimed at ending years of bloodshed the town’s mayor said Bodies lay in the streets of Bria around 580 km (360 miles) northeast of the capital Bangui and dozens of more people were treated for wounds including gunshots aid workers after clashes broke out at dawn Representational image AFP Thousands have died and a fifth of Central Africans have fled their homes in the conflict that broke out after mainly Muslim Seleka rebels ousted President Francois Bozize in 2013 provoking a backlash from Christian anti-balaka militias Thirteen of the 14 armed groups along with representatives from the government signed Monday’s accord in Rome The deal brokered by the Roman Catholic Sant’ Egidio peace group called for an immediate ceasefire But the fighting in Bria broke out between former Seleka members and anti-balaka fighters less than 24 hours later "I can say there are around 50 dead There are 42 bodies that were taken to the hospital There are also bodies in the neighbourhoods that have not been picked up yet" mayor Maurice Belikoussou told Reuters Witnesses said houses were looted and set on fire during the clashes The medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said it had already received 35 wounded by 930 am (0830 GMT) at the hospital it runs in the town Most had been shot The presence of rival factions in Bria has made the town a regular flashpoint including during fighting that killed around 300 people and displaced 100000 last month Tuesday’s clashes broke out near a camp housing people who had been forced to flee previous bouts of violence according to the country’s UN peacekeeping mission MINUSCA "We regret the presence of armed elements in IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps which causes problems not just in Bria but also in other locations It’s a reality" said MINUSCA spokesman Vladimir Monteiro Monday’s peace deal is only the latest in a series of agreements aimed at putting an end to the conflict in the Central African Republic which has in recent months witnessed some of the worst bloodsheds in years The office of President Faustin-Archange Touadera who was elected last year applauded on Tuesday what it said was "a historic accord" However other reactions in the capital Bangui were less optimistic "(This accord) simply follows the same scenario repeated over and over" said Joseph Bindoumi president of the Central African League of Human Rights "Those who signed are mocking the people" Beijing:The United States’ top general condemned "racism and bigotry" on Thursday joining other military leaders in their denunciation of deadly violence in Charlottesville The military usually stays out of the political fray but it has been keen to distance itself from the weekend’s neo-Nazi demonstrations because some demonstrators were sporting US military clothes or insignia People paying floral tribute to the victims of Charlottesville killing AP "I can absolutely and unambiguously tell you that there’s no place for racism and bigotry in the US military or in the United States as a whole" General Joe Dunford the chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff told reporters during a visit to Beijing He added that military leaders "were speaking directly to the force and to the American people. to make it clear that that kind of racism and bigotry is not going to stand inside the force. and to remind (the American people) of the values for which we stand in the US military which are reflective of what I believe to be the values of the United States" The statement contrasts with remarks from President Donald Trump who said there was "blame on both sides" after a white supremacist rally ended with a suspected Nazi sympathiser ploughing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters leaving one woman dead and 19 others injured "What about the alt-left that came charging. at the as you say the alt-right" the president asked on Tuesday "Do they have any semblance of guilt" The heads of the Army Navy and Air Force as well as Pentagon chief Jim Mattis have responded to the incident in recent days Admiral John Richardson who leads the Navy called the events in Charlottesville "shameful" "The Navy will forever stand against intolerance and hatred" he said in a statement Saturday By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 26 2016 5:09 am Delhi PWD minister Satyendra Jain at the Indian Express idea exchange in Noida on Dec 11th 2015 Express photo by Ravi Kanojia Top News The government is planning to construct elevated cycle tracks in the capital and may begin the project in south Delhi PWD minister Satyendar Jain had earlier said he wanted to construct cycle tracks so safe that parents would be comfortable letting a Class V student ride on it On Monday he said the elevated cycle track presently at the design stage would be safe for riders from eight years to 80 “Elevated cycle tracks have not been built anywhere I have researched online and found that some countries in Europe had proposed constructing elevated cycle tracks on trial but they have not been built anywhere That is why we are looking at various designs being prepared by consultants As of now designs have been prepared for three different routes in south Delhi” said Jain Share This Article Related Article Jain said the elevated tracks will be built on level with the Delhi Metro It is aimed at encouraging people to cycle and will also provide an alternative for last-mile connectivity “We will also provide bicycles free of cost at one end of the track which will have to be deposited at the other end after use” said Jain He added that the proposed length of the track will be 10 to 12 km and it will be about 20 feet wide The track will have a roof with solar panels that will protect riders from sun and rain It is proposed to be open from 5 am to 8 pm and will also be monitored through CCTV cameras he said “We will also make it attractive for tourists There will be stations where they can stop and enjoy the view” said Jain The designs involve the tracks cutting through parks in south Delhi Jain said “We have separated roads and parks and we have built fences and locked up the parks Why can’t a road leading to your house cut through a park” WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: January 5 2016 3:55 pm Filmmaker Karan Johar has said pouting was an art and “it takes a lot to push the boundaries” to get it right Related News Filmmaker Karan Johar has said pouting was an art and “it takes a lot to push the boundaries” to get it right Karan was responding to a Twitter-user who had mentioned that 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