Author : Pinki Advani 1
Date of Publication :13th February 2018
Abstract: Waste management has become one of the major areas of focus in India after GOI's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Initiative. India's urban populace is increasing at an alarming rate and it is predicted that our waste production per capita will increase manifold along with the rise in urban population from 377 Million in 2011 to 577 in 2030. An increase in population will further grapple Municipal waste management which still remains neglected at the current population levels. Civil Bodies are facing difficulties in the Solid waste management which is still one of the bottlenecks of urban development. This paper explores what are the inadequacies, inefficiencies, technological gaps and other allied issues posing challenges for the growth of solid waste management. Present in the municipal corporation SWM actions. Finally, we have attempted to provide a brief synopsis of SWM in context of Indian cities and various strategy that is being implemented to overcome prevalent deficiencies and play a seminal role in influencing the growth of this field.