On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Bihar’s first solid waste processing and learning site to convert organic waste into compost fertiliserwas inaugurated by the Urban Development and Housing Minister, Govt. of Bihar, Suresh Kumar Sharma near Town Hall, Muzaffarpur. The model centre adorned with beautiful madhubani paintings is now open to the public as well as to all municipalities of the country.
The inaugural programme was attended by deputy director general of CSE, Mr. Chandra Bhushan, municipal commissioner Muzaffarpur, Mr Sanjay Dubey, deputy mayor Mr. Man Mardan Shukla, ward councilors,and other eminent people of the city. In his introductory speech, the commissioner felicitated the dignitaries and gave a comprehensive account of the progress of waste management practices being followed in the city.
Acknowledging the progress and ease of waste processing operations, the minister announced his plansto replicate this model in 42 major ULBs of Bihar.
The hard work and diligence of the 70 volunteers, with which they have carried out the door-to-door propagation to educate residents on segregation of waste into wet, dry and domestic hazardous waste received applause.
The inauguration was followed by a media briefing in which the progress, milestones and future plans pertinent to waste management were communicated to the local media. The urban minister assured all necessary support and cooperation to achieve these milestones.
To acknowledge the efforts of prominent stakeholders in achieving this remarkable feat, Swachhta Awards 2018 was organized at Amrapali Auditorium, Jubba Saini. The event observed the footfall of people from all walks of life. The Swachh awards were given to ward councillors, waste collectors, commercial establishments, schools and volunteers.
|1||Best School||MahilaShilp Kala- MadhayaVidhayala|
|2||Best households||1. Sunita Sinha- Ward 36
2. Manoj Kumar- Ward 35
3. Sobha Rani- Ward 43
4. Shankar Siddharth- Ward no.1
5. Rita Sharma- Ward No. 14
|3||Best wards||1. Ward No. 43
2. Ward No. 38
3. Ward No. 3
|4||Best Volunteers||1. RatnaKumari
2. Randhir Kumar
4. Manoj Kumar
5. Rajan Kumar
6. Bimal Kumari
7. Pooja Devi
|5||Best SwachhKarmchari||1. SakalDeep Kumar- Ward No. 36
2. Uday Kumar- Ward No. 45
3. Pramod Ram- Ward No. 18
|6||Recognition for supporting programme||1. Stepup Dance Academy
2. The Grand Mall
In his concluding speech, the urban minister congratulated the city resident’s for making Muzaffarpur the north India’s only city to have more than 70% source segregation and solicited continuous contribution towards Swachhta.