Patna Municipal Corporation starts a Cash for Waste scheme

Patna Municipal Corporation starts a Cash for Waste scheme

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Category : State Published on: September 18 2023

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  • Working on the theme of waste to wealth, the Patna Municipal Corporation has started a Cash for Waste scheme for common people at the recently established Material Recovery Facility (MRF).
  • People are being paid for their dry waste under a prescribed price list for each item.
  • The state-of-the-art facility has a capacity of processing 2 tonne of dry garbage and 1.5 tonne of wet waste per day. It has been named Pink MRF as it is run by women workers.
  • The MRF has been set up by Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) with the help of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, German institution GIZ, and other organizations.
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