*DODA: DDC reviews Solid Waste Management in the district* _100% Door to Door collection of waste ensured in Bhaderwah across all wards, in 8 wards of Doda town_ *100% Bio medical waste is collected in segregated manner in Associated District Hospital and 3 CHC’s of Thathri, Bhaderwah and Doda* _Calls for 100% door to door collection of waste across all wards of the Municipalities_

Publish Date : 03/09/2020
DODA, September 02:
District Development Commissioner (DDC) Dr Sagar D Doifode,today reviewed the implementation of Solid Waste Management (SWM) rules here at a meeting of District Level Task Force (DLTF).
The meeting was attended by CPO Doda, CMO Doda, DPCB officer and EO’s of MC Doda, Bhaderwah and Thathri.
While reviewing the status of door to door waste collection,the DDC was informed by the EO MC Bhaderwah that 100% waste is collected in door to door manner in all wards of the Bhaderwah and EO MC Doda informed that in 8 wards of Doda town the door to door Collection is being ensured.
DDC stressed on aiming the 100% collection of waste that too in the segregated manner across the district, besides directed the EO MC Bhaderwah to expedite the awareness and SLRM activities in Bhaderwah so that the municipality can be declared as “Roadside Bin Free town” in the upcoming days.
Taking the serious note on plastic waste generation, DDC directed the Pollution control board Officer to carry out mass level drive against the single use of plastic and also directed to put heavy penalties against all the erring shopkeepers.
While reviewing the collection of bio medical waste in the health institutions,the DDC was informed by the CMO that In Associated District Hospital and 3 CHC’s of Thathri ,Bhaderwah and Gandoh bio medical waste is collected in segregated manner as per the set guidelines, besides DDC directed to ensure that same is being done at all PHC levels also as per guidelines.
Reviewing the status of land identification for construction of Solid waste management plant at Thathri, DDC directed the EO MC Thathri and District Officer PCB to tie up the matter with the SDM Tahthri immediately and asked  to sort out the issue on priority basis.