Solid & Liquid Waste Management

GRAAM and Modern Architects for Rural India (MARI), Warangal, worked on a detailed plan for implementation of solid & liquid waste management in Pampur Gram Panchyat of Kothakota Mandal in Wanaparthy division of Mahabubnagar district, Telangana. Together, the teams held discussions with village leaders and conducted transact walk to understand the status of sanitation, Solid & Liquid Waste (S&LW) management status, people and processes involved in the management of S&LW and feasible interventions. Following this household survey, drainage survey formats were prepared and data was collected using the help of local grassroots personnel and village leaders


Project Snapshot:

Project Name Solid & Liquid Waste Management
Project Sanction Date 01 Jan 1970
Project Period Jun 2015 to May 2016
Project Location Karnataka
Project Supported By
Implementation Partner Governance and Democratization
Project Team

Project objectives:


Project Result / Accomplishments:

  • Establishment of publicly selected Sanitation Committee
  • Formation of SHGs for solid waste composting
  • Establishment of composting plant
  • Establishment of S&LW maintenance funds with earmarked budgets
  • Establishment of solid waste collection & segregation processes
  • Training related to vermicomposting unit construction, use and marketing & construction of vermicomposting units
  • Training and construction of household soak pits for liquid waste management Taxation/penalization for excessive waste disposal in public areas.

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