In December 2017, the Forum of Cities that Segregate was instituted by the Centre for Science and Environment. Now a report assessing waste management in 20 forum cities shows that smaller cities may be showing the way. »
The top ranked cities in the Swachh Survekshan 2017 undertaken by the MoUD do not segregate, process or dispose of their waste scientifically. In the first part of an in-depth study, Navya P K finds that the survey criteria are in conflict with the government’s own SWM policy!