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AhmedabadMunicipalCorporation

SolidWasteManagement

Off:MunicipalCentralWorkshopCompound,
Opp.SahakariLatiBazar,JagannathjiRoad,Ahmedabad380022
TelephoneNo.07932982385FaxNo.07925321484
Email:swm@egovamc.com

BRIEFPROFILEOFAHMEDABADANDAHMEDABADMUNICIPALCORPORATION
Ahmedabadisthe7thLargestMetropolisinIndia,havingapopulationofalmost60lakhsand
spreadoveranareaof466SqKm.
Thecityiswitnessingamajorconstruction/infrastructureboomaswellasasteadypopulation
increase.Itisagrowinghubofeducation,informationtechnologyandscientificIndustries.
TheAhmedabadMunicipal(AMC)providesallbasicservicestocitizensofAhmedabadWater
supply,collectionofsewage,solidwastemanagementbuildingroadsandtransportation,street
lighting,providingmedicalandeducationalfacilitiesaresomeofthekeyservices.Foreffective
serviceprovisionandsmoothadministrationtoallcitizens,AMChasdivideditsactivitiesin6
Zonesand64wards

SOLIDWASTEMANAGEMENTINAHMEDABAD
TheMinistryofEnvironmentandForest(MoEF),Govt.ofIndiaissuedanotificationonthe25th
September,2000undertheEnvironmentProtectionAct1986statingthatallcitiesandtownsof
Indiashouldundertakemunicipalsolidwastemanagementasprescribedbytherules.Theseare
knownasTheMunicipalSolidWaste(Management&Handling)Rules2000.

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Almost,3500MetricTonsofsolidwasteisgeneratedfromthecityonadailybasis.Thiswasteis

collected,transported,treatedanddisposedaccordingtoRules.

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Nearly61percentoftheentirewasteiscollectedfrommunicipalbinsandfromstreetsweeping.
StreetSweepingiscarriedoutonall365daysbymorethan11,000workersfromthemorning6:30
amto11:30amand3pmto6pmonallroadsofthecity.

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AMCintroducedanewconceptofDoor/GatetoDumpsinceJuly2009,inwhichtheAMC
appointedcontractorcollectswastefromresidentialunitsinthemorninghoursandfrom
commercialunitsintheeveninginclosedHydraulicEuroIIIvehicles
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ThewastefromthesevehiclesistransferredtoRefusecompactorsfromeachwardtothetreatment
plants.Theprojectissuccessfullycovering100%ofallresidential&commercialunits,onall365
daysoftheyear.Morethan600Vehicleshavebeendeployedthatstartthecollectionprocessfrom7
amonwards.Currently,morethan1500metrictonsofwasteiscollectedinthismannerand
transportedtotheprocessingplants.
AMChasidentifiedmorethan1100locationsaswastecollectionpoints.725closedbodyM.S.
Communitystoragebinshavebeenprovidedon597sitesforwastecollection.

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AMChasdevelopedafullymechanizedtransportationsystemthatensureshandlingofwaste
onlyonce.FurtherAMChasalsooutsourcedthesecondarywastetransportationsystem&ensure
timely&efficientremovalofwastefromitscollectionpoint.
AMChasalsodeployeditsown44TipperTrucks,5Compactors,4MeatVans,4NuisanceTankers,
1MobileCourt,46Tractors,12SkipLifters,30DumperPlacers,10RoadVacuumSweepersand
otherrentedvehiclesinall6zonesondailybasisforefficientcleaningofthecity.
AMCcollected,transportedanddisposedoff9,48,390metrictonsin201011and10,00,585metric
tonsfromApril,2011toFeb2012.
AMChascontractedthedailycollectionandtransportationofbiomedicalwastefrom5municipal
hospitals,referralhospitals,59urbanhealthcenterstotheincinerationplant.Thecontractshave
beengiventoGPCBapprovedandauthorizedcontractors(SembRamkyEnvironmental
ManagementPvtLtdandBioMedicalWasteManagementPvt.Ltd.)
Deadanimalsandcarcassarecollected,transportedtoGyaspurbySWMDepartmentsPailDepo
office.Thisfacilityisavailablefrom7a.m.to11p.monall365days.(TelephoneNo.07932984152
&07925352911).
Forcollection,transportationandfinaldisposalofkitchenwastefromhotelsandrestaurants,AMC
hascontractedwithtwoagencies.Wastecollectedfromsuchunitsistransportedtocomposting
plantofAMCspartnerExcelIndustriesLtd.Currently,morethan1000unitsarecoveredthrough
thissystem.

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AMC entered into an agreement with Excel Industries Ltd. in 1997 for 15 years for
convertingof500tonsofMSWperdayintocompost.AMChasprovided25acresofland
nearthedumpsitefor15years.
AMChasenteredintoanagreementwithUPLDjaiPowerLtd.forprocessingof250tonsof
MSWperdayintoRDF/Pellets&Fluff.RDFwillbeusedasfuelinboilerasasubstituteof
wood,lignite,coalandfurnaceoilintheindustries.AMChasprovided15acresoflandfor
25years.
AMChasenteredintoanagreementwithCreativeEcoRecyclePortPvtLtd.forprocessing
of800tonsofMSWperdayintoRPPWF(Refuse,Paper,Plastic,WoodandFuel)whichwill
be used as a fuel in the boilers as a substitute of wood, lignite, coal and furnace oil in
industries.AMChasprovided12.5acresoflandforaperiodof30years.Theplantisunder
constructionandwillstartsoon.
AMC has signed an agreement with Hanjer Biotech Energies Pvt. Ltd. for processing 500
tonsofMSWperdayintomultipleproductslikecompost,fuelpellets,RDFetc.AMChas
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provided50,000Sq.Mt.landforaperiodof30years.Theplantisunderconstructionand
willstartsoon.

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AMChasconstructedanewscientificlandfillsiteatGyaspurhavinganareaof12.88hawitha
capacityof11.50lakhMT(i.e.1.15milliontons).Thiswouldenableuseofthissiteforthenext6
yearswithadailyoffloadof500MTofinertMSWfromMSWprocessingplants.AMChasalso
earmarkedlandof68haforfutureneedof30yearsin5phases.Thesitesconstructionwas
completedandputinusesince14October,2009.

OTHERINITIATIVESOFTHEAHMEDABADMUNICIPALCORPORATIONINTHESWM
SECTOR

Information,EducationandCommunicationactivitiesforAwarenessamongtheCitizenof
Ahmedabad
AMChasinitiatedIEC(Information,EducationandCommunication)activitiesforgenerating
awarenessamongthegeneralpublictowardscleanliness,wastetreatment&wastedisposal.
Activitiesincludeformationofcommittees,conductinggroupmeetingsinthewards,shortfilms,
publicitythroughtelevisionchannels/localcablenetwork,advertisementinnewspapers,
distributionofpamphlets,erectingofBanners,Slidesincinematheatres,conductingstreetplays,
organizingofralliesinvolvingschool&collegestudents.Impartingawarenesstrainingto
municipalstaffandcouncilorshasalsobeenincluded.
SanitationMobileCourt
AMClaunchedcountrysfirstSanitationMobileCourton4thJune,2009whichisdedicatedto
discipliningthosewholitterandhelptokeepcityclean.Till17/01/2012,total74,657caseshavebeen
registeredandRs.1.18Crorepenaltyleviedfromsuchoffenders.
PreparingAhmedabadsSWMMasterPlanfor2031
AMChasdecidedtoprepareaSolidWasteMasterPlanfor2031.Thedetailsshallbecoveredinthe
MasterPlanareIntroductiontoSWMMasterPlanACountryOverview,ProfileofAhmedabad
City,ExistingSWMSysteminAhmedabad,Solidwastecharacteristics,Current(leading)waste
managementpractices,Strategy&OptionsforSWMinAhmedabad,PlanningforZeroWaste
managementsystem,Institutionalstrengtheningandtraining,CapitalInvestmentPlan,Monitoring
&Evaluation
TransferStations(underconstruction)
SixTransferStationsofabout400MTcapacityeachtobesetupinFiveZones.Ateachtransfer
Station,2StationaryCompactorsand10LargeContainers(2025CMTCapacitywhichcancarry10
to12MTofMSW)willbedeployedi.e.totalof12StationaryCompactors,60Containersand40
LargeHookLoaderVehicles.Advantagesforthesetransferstationsaresavingsintransportation
cost,reductioninpollutionandeasementoftrafficconjunction
EffectiveUtilizationofGarden/GreenWaste
AMCinitiatedapilotprojectatLawGardenfrom29thSeptember2011.Garden,hotelkitchenand
othergreenwastewillbeconvertedintoorganicmanurewiththehelpofOrganicWasteConvertor
MachineoftheExcelIndustriesLtd.andwithprojectsitemanagementassistancebyGujarat
ConsumerIndustriesonPPPmode.Citizensonceregisteredcangivetheirgreenwasteatthissite
andearncreditpoints.Organicmanuretothetuneof30%ofthegreenwastegivenwillbereturned
backtothememberfreeofcost.Weighingofthereceiptofgreenwasteanddeliveryoforganic
manureisbeingdonebyanelectronicweighingscale.Themanureisdeliveredin900gm.inEco
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compostableTrueGreenbagtothemembersfreeofcost.ThetimingsforEcoClubactivityisfrom
8a.m.to10a.m.and4p.m.to6p.m.
WealthoutofWasteProject(WoW)
Thefocusofthisinitiativeistosegregatesoliddryrecyclablewasteatthesourcei.e.atthehouse
holdLevel&andalsotocreateawarenessforpeoplesparticipation.
RecyclablePaper,Plastic,Metal(Ferrous&NonFerrous)andGlass(NonHazardoustohandle)
wouldbetakenbythecollectorsfromhouseholdswhowouldbepaidappropriateamounts.

FORFURTHERINFORMATIONONSWMAHMEDABAD
PowerPointPresentation:http://www.egovamc.com/swmc/SWM_AMC_POWERPOINT.pdf

CONTACTDETAILSFORREGISTERINGCOMPLAINTS
ComplaintbyEmail:info@egovamc.com
TelephoneNumbersforcleanlinesscomplaints

AMCMainOffice
SardarPatelBhavan,Danapith,Ahmedabad

Numbers
07925353858,18002332330(BSNLTollFree)
FaxNo.07925350926

Zonalcontrolroomforcomplaintsrelatedtocleanliness

NameofZone

East
West
NewWest
South
Central
North

ForOverall
HealthComplaint
TelephoneNo.
32981336(9amto6 pm)
27551292(9amto7pm)
After7pm:27550910
26858176,32984142
(9amto6pm)
25465344(10amto6pm)
32981207(9amto6pm)
22842926(9amto6pm)

Door/GatetoDumpwastecollection
relatedcomplaintsTelephoneNo.
(8A.M.to6P.M.)
9979012340
9099074433
9099074440
7600030203
65451114
65451115

Zonewise,listofconcernedofficers,mobilenumbersandemailid

Nameof
Zone
Central
East
West
North
South
NewWest

ConcernedOfficer

TelephoneNo.andemailid

Dr.BhavinbhaiJoshi
Dr.DivyangbhaiOza
Dr.BhavinbhaiSolanki

9327545802 bhavinjoshi@egovamc.com
9327038848dpoza@egovamc.com
9327038841
bhavinsolanki@egovamc.com
9327038803chirag_shah@egovamc.com
9327555231tashah@egovamc.com
9327038837milannayak@egovamc.com

Dr.ChiragbhaiShah
Dr.TejasbhaiShah
Dr.MilanbhaiNayak