JMC to soon levy user charge for door-to-door garbage collection in Jaipur (Greater)

JMC to soon levy user charge for door-to-door garbage collection in Jaipur (Greater)

The collection of charges will start within the next year

Following the footsteps of the Indore's cleanliness policy, Jaipur Municipal Corporation - Greater proposed a door-to-door collection of waste from every household, commercial, and other establishments in 2017. Reportedly, the scheme has been implemented, however to better the overall structure and ensure its proper implementation, JMC - Greater announced to leavy user charge.

Details of the waste management project

As of now, the JMC - Greater has already issued tenders, inviting private companies to submit their bids. As per the tender issued by the city civic body, the private company that will be selected post the bidding process will take up the maintenance work and other scheme-related implementations for a period of three-year. Reportedly, the term is expandable for up to two years.

As per the plan, private companies will be tasked to collect the segregated waste and drop it at the secondary collection point. Additionally, technologies like RFID and Geo-fencing will also be used for real-time monitoring of garbage collections, fleet management and vehicle tracking.

These RFIDs will be installed at each residential household and commercial building by a private company. The project's total estimated cost is set at ₹19.53 crores. The city has 91 wards divided into eight zones. JMC released a list of estimated charges that will be collected from the users, once the scheme is operational.

The implementation of the project will start soon

According to the JMC (Greater) Deputy Health Commissioner, the time given to the private companies to set up the devices, transportation services, surveying, etc., will be done three months after a private company has been appointed.

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