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GHMC to Buy 4 Lakh Domestic Garbage Bins

The state government accorded permission to the GHMC for purchasing 4 lakh domestic garbage bins

Published: 23rd July 2015 03:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd July 2015 03:24 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The state government on Wednesday accorded permission to the GHMC for purchasing 4 lakh domestic garbage bins and distributing the same to households in GHMC limits. The government accorded administrative sanction for `41.40 crore for the same. The bins will be purchased after calling tenders.

The bins will be used for segregating dry MSW (non-biodegradable/recyclable waste) and wet MSW (bio-degradable waste) at source level i.e., at household level, which is mandatory as per the Municipal Solid (M&H) Rules, 2000.

The bin size should be 12 to 15 litres capacity for a family of five and it is proposed to supply two bins - one each of green and blue colour - to each house to segregate wet and dry waste respectively. The cost of each bin will be around Rs 94 and the amount will be spent from the GHMC funds.

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