SHIMLA: In a bid to save fragile ecology of tribal Kinnaur district located along China border, Kinnaur district administration has decided to launch door-to-door garbage collection scheme besides setting up a solid waste disposal plant. But before that a sensitization and awareness programme would be launched during which efforts would be made to know total garbage generation in the district.

Scientific disposal of garbage in remote areas of Himachal Pradesh is unheard of till date and now Kinnaur district is going to show the path. In this regard a beginning was made on Monday when a seminar for major stakeholders was held in district headquarter of Reckong Peo.

Solid waste management nowadays is highly advanced in developed world but it is still primitive in Himachal Pradesh and the advanced technology has not percolated in our state so far.

According to sources Recong Peo town too is continuing with an outdated solid waste management system where in SADA has placed outdated steel dust bins at different locations of the town in an unplanned fashion. Read more

Courtesy: Times of India

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