Jaipur: Mayor and Commissioner of JMC-Grand reported on Monday 65 new waste collection vehicles for 26 neighborhoods in Malvia Nagar area as part of a new cleaning system being adopted in the city, officials said.
Mayor Somya Gurjar said, “With the new sewage system, the city’s cleanliness system will receive a new boost. In vehicles launched today, there are separate compartments for wet and dry waste, hazardous waste and even a box for giving rotis to cows, a practice followed in many households.
Commissioner Mahendra Soni said that a tendering process has also been completed for the Murlipura area and in the coming days hoppers will also be launched there as part of the new cleaning system.
“As part of the new cleaning system, the capacity of the hoppers has been increased to 1,200 kg, so that the collection of rubbish goes smoothly. Under the previous arrangement, the number of hoppers was 63, which has now been increased to 65 and the garbage collection capacity was 700 kg,” Soni said.
He informed that after the start of the new system in Malviya Nagar area, the old hoppers engaged there can be donated to other areas as needed.
The official further stated that separate hoppers have been attached for each service, on which the number of the service is also mentioned.