Patna Municipal Corporation

December 12, 2017

Existing Status of Waste Management

 Population – 1684222 (Census 2011) , Project population 2017 - 1860265
 Generation: 644 tonnes per day
 Composition: Biodegradable 47.4 % - , non-biodegradable – 27.2 %, inert fraction generated – 25.4% (data as per NEERI’s study)
 Segregation in percentage (%) : NA (Initiative taken to start very soon)
 Door to Door (DTD) collection – 60 0ut of 75 wards (80%)
 Collection efficiency (in %) – 93.16 % (Out of 644 TPD generation about 600 TPD of solid waste collected)
 Processing (recycling & treatment of wet/dry waste): Not yet started though in Bankipur circle pit composting is being initiated and there is waste to energy plant which is considered to be commissioned by March 2019.
 Disposal: As of now all the collected waste (about 600 TPD) is being disposed in the sanitary landfill site in Ramachak Bairya.

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