Late clearing of city garbage raises stink with residents

Late clearing of city garbage raises stink with residents

Srinagar: Sanitation workers who collect garbage from the city’s streets in different areas are coming late to work these days, which causes impediments in early lifting of refuse. Due to the delay in sanitation procedures, the garbage remains unlifted up to late hours across Srinagar city Due to the delayed work of the sanitation workers […]

SMC’s waste segregation scheme floundering since inception

SMC’s waste segregation scheme floundering since inception

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has utterly failed at the task of ensuring segregation of waste at source, the first step in the municipality’s scheme of solid waste management. Segregation of waste at source is meant to separate bio-degradable and nonbiodegradable substances at the household level. This will not only reduce the amount of […]

SMC employees strike enters third day

SMC employees strike enters third day

SRINAGAR: A strike by the employees of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) entered third day on Thursday, leaving the city with piles of garbage scattered on roadsides. The municipal employees, including the sanitation workers, are on strike demanding action against a femal councillor, who they accuse to assaulting one of the employees. Garbage piles could be […]

City’s waste becoming an intractable problem

City’s waste becoming an intractable problem

SRINAGAR: Kashmir is heading towards a serious solid waste disaster as it does not have any efficient system and machinery in place that could tackle the growing waste generated in the valley. All there is are actions plans, with a hundred problems in implementation. According to government figures, waste generation in Kashmir Valley grows at […]

HC seeks status report on solid waste management action plan

HC seeks status report on solid waste management action plan

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday direct state government to submit status report on draft action plan for Solid Waste Management (SWM) bylaws. The directions from the division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Sanjeev Kumar came after petitioner counsel told the court that public feedback sought by the state on draft […]

Iqbalabad residents complain of piled up garbage

Iqbalabad residents complain of piled up garbage

Say no sanitation worker coming to colony Srinagar: Heaps of garbage have piled up at Iqbalabad colony in Bemina due to negligence of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), causing health problem to the residents. Residents of the lane number 4, Iqbalabad said they have not seen any SMC santiation worker at the colony for more than […]

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