Solid Waste Management

Enabling Systems for Improved Municipal Solid Waste Management in Cities:

Making Way for a Clean and Healthy India

Based on the initiatives of the Government of India, the Government of Germany through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been working in the urban environment sector with a focus on MSW, since 2009 under various GIZ programmes. The project fosters technical cooperation under the Indo-German Environment Partnership (IGEP) programme, has been continued under the SNUSP-II project with the aim of furthering the GIZ engagement in municipal solid waste management. Some of the learnings and approaches from the projects will be applied at state, city and national level for large up-scaling.

Objective of SNUSP II
The objective of the project is that ‘Indian states and their cities take effective measures to avoid pollution caused by wastewater and municipal solid waste’, the GIZ ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) – II project provides technical support for improvements in sanitation with a focus on wastewater and and municipal solid waste management at the national level and in selected Indian states and cities.

Factsheet on MSW

 

 
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