Solid waste management in ULBs: Wall painting for active community participation

Share this story

solid waste management
A wall painting regarding solid waste management displayed in a ward.

Bhubaneswar: Solid Waste Management (SWM) is one of the most important activities of an ULB, considering this the principal secretary Housing & Urban Development department G Mathi Vathanan has envisaged some activities under community based monitoring for better service delivery.

A set of activities have been proposed which aims at empowerment of community and community level Institutions as well. In order to empower community for community based monitoring regarding collection of waste, display of information as a grievance redressal mechanism in the form of wall paintings in each ward.

Director Municipal Administration Sangramit Nayak said SOP and instructions has been issued by H&UD department, as the entire wall painting activity would be executed by Mission Shakti Groups as per the MUKTA guidelines.

ULB has to submit the report of wall paintings every week (Monday of every week) to SBM, PMU Cell. Geo-tagged photos along with the information to be shared in a Google sheet. State PMU will monitor the progress of each ULB weekly, besides ULB has to submit ward wise wall paintings photographs separately to the department for reference and record as per the instructions issued from H&UD department.

Share this story