The DMK government’s Municipal Administration department seems up for the challenges confronting one of India’s most urbanised States where at least 50% people live in cities.
Mayor says the city has taken up various initiatives like CLAP, solar panel installation, rejuvenation of water bodies
'It’s like comparing a fledgling startup and an established behemoth': UP no match for Kerala, say experts
Kerala ‘an established behemoth’ while Uttar Pradesh is a ‘fledgling startup’, says an economist; UP has the third largest migrant workforce in Kerala.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech announced the setting up of a high-level expert panel for making suggestions on policy matters, capacity building and implementation for that effect.
These ULBs together generate over 1,300 tonnes of municipal waste per day, which is likely to increase by 50 to 100 per cent in the next 10 years, due to increasing urbanisation.