It will cost Tirupur Corporation Rs. 10 crore per annum
The Tirupur Corporation administration launched a solid waste management project under a public-private partnership mode in 30 Wards on Sunday.
As part of the scheme, Srinivas Waste Management Services (P) Limited would collect the garbage at the primary and secondary levels from Wards 16 to 45 and transport the same to the disposal place operated by the corporation near Velliyangadu.
Four sophisticated compactor-fitted trucks of 14 cubic metre capacity, eight compactor-fitted trucks of 8 cubic metre capacity, 10 tipper auto rickshaws, 800 compactor bins, push carts, and a drain cleaning crane, among few other appliances, would be used for the collection and transportation of the garbage.
Tirupur Mayor Visalakshi Appukutty said that the movement of these vehicles would be monitored directly from the Corporation Commissioner’s office through general packet radio service (GPRS)-enabled technology.
Officials added that the corporation would incur Rs. 10 crore per annum as operational expenses towards the implementation of the project.
A total of 781 sanitary workers were employed by the private operator for the successful execution of the project and their daily attendances would be registered using face detection gadgets. Minister for Forests M.S.M. Anandan inaugurated the project at a function held at MM.S. Nagarin. Officials and elected representatives were present.