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QUESTION NO. 338 : Adoption of waste disposal models under SBM

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF  DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION

RAJYA SABHA QUESTION NO. 338  ANSWERED ON  06.02.2017

Adoption of waste disposal models under SBM

Shri Parimal Nathwani

Will the Minister of DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION be pleased to state :-

(a) Whether Government has proposed to adopt the waste disposal models of States like Jharkhand and Gujarat under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM);

(b) If so, the details thereof;

(c) Whether Government proposes to incentivize these States while adopting their waste disposal models; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR MINISTRY OF DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

(SHRI RAMESH CHANDAPPA JIGAJINAGI)

(a) & (b) Under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), the good practices in Solid and Liquid Waste Management undertaken by any State is shared with other States. However, the SBM (G) guidelines give freedom to the States to choose Solid and Liquid Waste Management model suitable to their local needs.

(c) & (d) The World Bank Support to Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) project aims to incentivize the States on the basis of their performance in the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The performance of the States will be gauged through an independent verification agency on the basis of certain performance indicators, called the Disbursement-Linked Indicators (DLIs). One of the DLI is “Increase in percentage of rural population served by improved Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM”.

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