Meeting with Jaipur Municipal corporation and Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board

Habitat team met with the Municipal Commissioner—Mr Yagyamitra Singh Deo and the Chief Engineer, Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC)—Mr Anil Singhal, . This meeting was aimed at furthering the technical support currently extended by CSE on implementation of C&D waste rules and streamlining its management. JMC had sought technical knowledge and capacity building support from CSE on integrated waste management comprising all 6 streams. Catering to this, CSE has in-principally accepted the request and will prepare an action plan and guide JMC on the subject. Initiatives for public awareness on solid waste were also discussed with Jaipur Mayor—Dr Somya Gurjar's team in another meeting.

To tighten implementation in Jaipur, a meeting with Dr Vijai Singhal, Chief Environmental Engineer, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB), was conducted on 8th January 2021. An RSPCB team and a CSE team will be deployed soon to conduct field assessments for ground truthing.