Report on sanitation, solid waste and sewerage, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 23/10/2019

  • 23/10/2019

Status report on behalf of state of Uttar Pradesh pursuance to the National Green Tribunal order of July 29, 2019. The matter relates to drinking water supply, sewerage, drainage system and solid waste disposal in the city of Agra as well as the areas coming under the Cantonment Board, Agra and eco-sensitive zone of Taj Trapezium Zone.

Discharge of MSW into river Yamuna through drains have been stopped by way of installation of bar-screens at appropriate places and regular cleaning of all the drains are taking place. Bye-laws have been revised in accordance with SWM Rules with provision being made for collection of user fee, tipping fee, spot fine for violations of rules and notification regarding prohibition on littering and waste burning. Agra Municipal Corporation has been trying to construct wetland technology on Taj East drain under Smart City Project.

Note: Report uploaded on February 28, 2020