Waste disposal: NGT prods Shimla MC, govt.

19-Oct-2015 # Clean India Source: The Times of India

Shimla which generates 60-70 metric tonnes of solid municipal waste everyday has a defunct garbage processing plant since sometime and there is no plan for proper disposal in place. National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that currently the waste is collected and dumped at the plant site and expressing its displeasure has granted the Shimla Municipal Corporation three months’ time to operate the plant and make it functional to its optimum capacity. Till then it has directed to dispose of the garbage at Chandigarh.

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