Govt approves SWM project for Nainital
The Central Government has approved Integrated Solid Waste Management project for Nainital to improve urban infrastructure under JNNRUM. The approved cost of the project will be Rs931 lakh which includes Central share of Rs744.80 crore.
Nainital is one of the rapidly growing cities in India with a lot of tourism potential. With huge influx of tourists, it is facing a challenge in solid waste management. The proposed Solid Waste Management (SWM) project would provide comprehensive SWM system, achieving 100% compliance through collection of waste at source in a segregated manner. It will have provision door-to-door primary collection. The project will be implemented by Nainital Nagar Palika Parishad in a period of 13 months.
The Ministry of Urban Development provides funds under JNNRUM to select 65 cities throughout the country to improve basic urban infrastructure including sewage, water supply, road improvement etc.