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(D) JNNURM Sanctioned Projects :
(1) Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asansol Urban Area, West Bengal-
Project Area Asansol-Durgapur Development Area consisting of Asansol Municipal Corporation (AMC), Durgapur Municipal Corporation (DMC) and Municipalities of Jamuria, Raniganj and Kulti.
Objectives To create / introduce an efficient Solid Waste Management system in Asansol Urban Area in compliance with MSW Rules 2000
Need of the Project The deteriorating situation of solid waste management reflects clearly in the streets/roads of Asansol Urban Area. This along with the requirement as per law, to have a system in compliance with MSW rules 2000 into place at the earliest has necessitated the formulation of this project.

Solid Waste Generation
  2001 TPD Base Year 2006, TPD Design 2013 TPD
Asansol 190 200 207
Durgapur 197 224 243
Raniganj 45 50 54
Jamuria 52 58 57
Kulti 116 130 135
Total 600 TPD 662 TPD 696 TPD

Project Components The requirement of the total waste generation has been worked out after a detailed survey of waste generating areas in consonance with the guidelines of the Manual on Municipal Solid Waste Management. The requirements of the equipment for the waste collection, storage and transportation have been worked out on the basis of projected population at the end of design year, per capita waste generation as per norms, storage containers calculated on the basis of volume, distances to the MSW treatment plant / compost plant and SLF duly considering the time taken for trip, volumes of MSW handled by the vehicles on the basis of no. of trips etc.

The components as proposed are as follows ( Rs. in lakhs)
Primary collection vehicles 259.00
Push carts for street sweeping 32.00
Equipment for street sweeping 6.00
Dumper Placer containers 209.00
Dumper Placer Trucks 325.00
Trucks for transporting waste from  407.00

Treatment plant to SLF

Treatment plants 877.26
Sanitary landfill facility 1655.93

Sub total

IDC IDC 253.32
Financing charges & contingencies 253.32


Estimated Cost (Proposed) Rs. 4277.83 lakh
  The land for the integrated complex for solid waste treatment and disposal at sanitary landfill facility is earmarked at Mangalpur by ADDA. The ownership of land is vested with ADDA. Similarly, land for MSW treatment plant proposed at Asansol and Durgapur is available with the respective ULBs.  
The implementing agency is stated to be exploring the possibility of PSP and / or PPP mode for implementing the various components of the project in order to achieve sustainability.
  (2) Municipal Solid Waste Management in 10 Municipal towns with Ownership of land for SWM activities
  Different types of Solid Waste Management Schemes are being taken up by KMDA within 40 ULBs. 9 municipal towns are under the six ongoing schemes, 6 municipal towns are being taken up under JBIC-ODA tour. The above scheme covering 10 ULBs are taken up under JNNURM, having ownership of land for Composting & Sanity Land Fill Plant. Guidelines of CPCB and CPHEEO Manuals are being followed in preparation of the DPR amounting to Rs. 56.58 crores.


Bansberia, Hooghly-Chinsurah, Bally, North Barrackpore, Garulia, Barrackporre, Kamarhati, Budge Budge, Rajpur-Sonarpur and Rajarhat-Gopalpur.

Project Cost

Rs. 56.58 crores.

Projected Implementation Period

March, 2007 to February, 2009.
  (E) Italian Assisted Solid Waste Management Project in 16 Municipal towns :
  A project for "Water Supply & Solid Waste Management in selected towns of West Bengal" for a project cost of Rs. 157 crore under Italian Assistance has already been approved. On 10th January, 2006 Government of India and Italian Government have signed the Memorandum of Agreement (Note Verbale) and the Financial Convention for a tied Bilateral Assistance
The Solid Waste Management concerns all the 16 selected urban local bodies. Priorities for the Solid Waste Management include improvement of the collecting system, treatment of the hospital wastes and preparation of pilot sanitary fields. Preparation for detailed Project Reports is under process.

(F) Other Initiatives :
Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) 
The Detailed Project Report of MSW (segregation, collection, transportation and disposal) for Siliguri Municipal Corporation had been prepared by SJDA. The land of an area of about 37.26 acres has also been identified for setting up of waste processing and landfill facility. The land is located at Mouza - Binnaguri near Sahudangi under P.S. Raigunj, Distt. Jalpaiguri. The SJDA has already invited a tender for the development of Compost Plant and Landfill Facility. The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has committed to provide a fund of Rs. 25 lakh for the development of Landfill Facility

Sriniketan Santiniketan Development Authority (SSDA)
Mr. P.U. Asnani, the Consultant, USAEP has prepared a Preliminary Project Report on municipal solid waste for the entire planning areas of the SSDA. SSDA has identified a land of area measuring 5 acres at Mouza Dwarkanathpur in Birbhum District for the development of solid waste management plan.

Haldia Development Authority (H.D.A.)
The Haldia Development Authority and M/s. Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd. Have formed a joint venture company in the name of West Bengal Waste Management Ltd. This Company will develop a integrated Waste Management Complex on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis for the hazardous wastes of the entire State, municipal solid wastes and biomedical wastes for the Haldia Municipality and other adjacent municipalities. The proposed site of area 70 acres for the integrated facility is situated at Mouza Purba Srikrishnapur, P.s. Sutahata, Dist. Purba Midnapore.

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