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Managing the Waste: Understanding the Rules

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I hope you must have thoroughly read my earlier posts on #SolidWasteManagement and I expect we are now on the same page. Before we move further, I would like to share a piece from Daily Excelsior (a popular newspaper published in #JammuAndKashmir), dated 22 November 2018 - http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/frame-model-solid-waste-management-bye-laws-within-six-weeks-db-govt/. The division bench of state high court has directed the state govt. to frame model #SolidWasteManagement Bye-laws within a period of six weeks and make sure it is adhered by all local bodies strictly. First let us understand what #SWM 2016 rules are. As a citizen of this country it is our primary responsibility to be aware of the rules which are being taken by the govt. for the betterment of the society. The following points 2,3,5,6, 7 and 10 are must for households and residential colonies. Point 13 is for street vendors and point 16. 17, 18 is for product companies to incorporate such practices in which they crea…