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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Urban Development

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1574
TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.03.2016
Alternate solid waste management under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

1574. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar 

Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether Government has reviewed the progress of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in metropolitan cities like Bengaluru, if so, the details thereof; and

(b) given the failure of the local Government whether Government of India would intervene to develop alternate models for solid waste management for cities like Bengaluru and if so, the details thereof?

Answer
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI BABUL SUPRIYO)


(a & b): A Swachh Bharat Survekshan was conducted by the Government in collaboration with the Quality Council of India in 73 cities and the Bengaluru has ranked 38th in the Survekshan. Prioritization of the projects is being done at the State level. However, for the solid waste management, Central assistance is available to the States under Swachh Bharat