Solid waste management is a big problem in Jammu and Kashmir and the government is trying to solve it by modern methods. Recently Div Com Kashmir appreciated waste management & sanitation on Baltal axis.
He appreciated the role of Sonmarg Development Authority, Rural Sanitation and SWAHA NGO.
He inspected the functioning of different waste management plants. In Order to maintain sanitation and clean the environment during the yatra, a scientific environmental plan has been put in place to meet the challenge of waste produced by pilgrims.
In this regard, sanitation & waste management has been already planned for Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 2020 by the administration.
To review the sanitation for the SANYJ and functioning of waste management plants established at different locations enroute to holy cave, Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, visited Liquid Food Waste Management Plant Baltal, Compressing and Bailing of plastic and solid Dry waste facility at Domail Baltal and Solid waste management plant of Sonamarg Development Authority at Nilgrat.
He was informed that the Solid waste management plant of Sonamarg Development Authority at Nilgrat processes 25 trucks of waste daily.
He appreciated waste management and sanitation on Baltal axis and emphasized that the role of SDA, Rural Sanitation and SWAHA NGO is vital for overall cleanliness.