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Cleanliness: Can you / your NGO take up any of these tasks?

Several elements of the Cleanliness Plan of Action will need to be elaborated in detail to take policy decisions, for implementation guidelines, and for monitoring reports.
i.e. a manual is to be made.
If you are willing to take up any of the projects, please inform ASAP.
Pl advise time frame, costs, and resources / support needed from BMC.
Pl advise briefly what the terms of reference would be i.e. what would the output contain?
For example,  
    i) Types of waste, handling & treatment for each , who does what, who pays for what, what is the end-product and how is it to be dealt with. Life-cycle analysis of each is needed. Flow diagram from start to finish.
    ii) Deadlines, Infrastructure needed before deadline, Awareness needed to be done before deadline, Incentives, Penalties, Monitoring, Feedback
    iii) Specific localities / geographical areas to be identified for immediate visible inspiring results.
    iv) Detailed operating manuals for each for each category of stakeholder -- waste generator, collector, transporter, treater, re-user, etc.
    v) Pre-qualification / registration requirements, if any.
A suggested list of Projects: (and if anyone has offered / can do)
- Correlation between the recommendations and BMC Act, MSW Rules 2000, Supreme Court Rules, etc.
- Statistics pertaining to waste -- quantity per type and who generates.
- An overall flow diagram -- to be done free of cost.
- List of waste in each category of waste - to be done free of cost.
- Analysis of technology and techniques to handle each type of waste  -- you can select the waste type -  after ILFS Ecosmart give their report
- What can different wastes be recycled into e.g. thermocol, each type of plastic, coconuts, etc.? -- You can do for any specific wastes. -- Basically internet research is required.
- Identification of areas in each ward (along with BMC staff) for    
    a) common treatment areas for wet waste for households, specific markets, etc.,    
    b) sorting areas for ragpickers
    c) waste receving centres for all wastes - maybe ragpickers can sort there    
    d) sites for debris banks and operating machines to make products from the construction waste
    e) any other area that may be needed under the Plan of Action
- Manual for handling of wet waste
- Manual for dry waste
- Policy recommendations reg. ragpickers role. - FORCE / SMS / KKPKP + Clean Sweep Forum
- Policy recommendations for handling each type of dry waste -- how to ensure packages not filled and recycled;  what is full life-cycle for each;  what laws / incentives / disincentives to impose on material manufacturers / packaging users
- Manual for handling debris - YUVA?
- Manual for handling medical waste from doctors, nursing homes, ragpicker collections.
- Policy recommendations for office waste / e-waste -- seems to have been done at Bangalore.
- Policy recommendations for beach areas and roads adjoining the sea, areas near lakes, etc.
- Recommendations for all the different types of hazardous waste -- includes identifying them.
- Recommendations for all non-recyclable waste -- includes identifying them.
- Facilities in landfill areas -- after McKinsey and ILFS Ecosmart submit their reports.
- Note on tabelas - pros and cons of banning tabelas, options of dealing with dung and hygiene -- Hopefully someone can do free of charge.
- Policy recommendations for abattoir, slaughterhouse, slaughtering --- PETA?
- Sanitation options for slums
- Suggestions for Dattak Vasti Yojana
- Manual for 'Saaf Aangan' concept - I Clean Mumbai?
- Report format for a Cleanliness Task Force -- Clean Sweep Forum ?
- Manual for NDs -- after concept is crystallised
- Analysis of BMC Conservancy staff work schedules
- Analysis of BMC - CSO working successes and failures. -- MEDC - Rs. 25,000
Note: The whole idea is that NGOs experience and knowledge should be able to be formally utilised.
If any of the above are available with any org anywhere in India, or with BMC, please let me know. I am not aware of the existence of any. I must be wrong.
Also as NGOs, are you willing to take up any of the following?
Pl respond with details.
- training to do composting
- doing composting
- training and capacity building - of BMC conservancy staff, ragpickers, building sweepers, hawkers, etc.
- education and awareness after policies framed
- any other??
The idea is that after the broad Plan of Action is finalised and agreed upon, we would be able to identify sets of people who can work out the details of each element of the PoA. We don't want McKinsey to do it, do we :-)  (unless they were supposed to do it anyway, which I would presume they should have.)
Please revert with your thoughts.
Thanks and Regards,


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