Chandigarh: Local Bodies Minister Mr. Anil Joshi has informed that in a bid to give a clean and green look to the cities of Punjab, the Jalandhar cluster under Solid Waste Management would start its operations from November 5, 2014. Under this project, the company would collect the garbage from the households and use it for generating electricity and preparing organic fertilizer.
In a press release issued here today, Mr. Joshi said that out of eight solid waste management clusters developed in the state, the fourth cluster at Jalandhar would start its operations from November 5, 2014 onwards.
He further said that this project would operate under Public Private Partnership (PPP) and the company representatives would be involved in door to door collection of Garbage in Jalandhar. He said that using state of the art technology, the garbage would be sorted out in such a manner so that it could be reused for different purposes after proper processing.
He said that out of eight clusters, the solid waste management is already going on in Ludhiana, Bathinda and Ferozepur. He said that the processing in going on for starting the Pathankot, Mohali, Amritsar and Patiala clusters.