Consultant Eco Pro Environmental Services sets new standards of waste management during Simhastha

Press Release ( - UJJAIN, India - May 19, 2016 - Eco Pro Environmental Services Indore is providing consultancy to Ujjain Municipal Corporation for ensuring Solid Waste Management, hygiene and maintaining quality of Shipra river water in line with Swachh Bharat Mission concept Simhastha 2016 (starting from 22nd April to 21st May). Mela authorities have decided to make this Simhastha as a clean & green Simhastha.

Mr. Asad Warsi, Chief Consultant of Eco Pro Environmental Services told that Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) has taken up following activities:-

Ozonation of Kshipra river water at five locations covering all the ghats and to maintain the dissolved oxygen (DO) level above 5 mg/L, which is required to keep river water fit for bathing and also to keep river water pathogen free throughout the Simhastha 2016 duration.

The Simhastha 2016 Mela area spread in 3200 hectares and in duration of one month, it is expected that 50 million people will be visiting and about 500-800 MT of municipal waste will be generated on a regular day and about 1000-1200 MT of municipal waste will be generated on Shaahi Snan.

The other consultant from Eco Pro Mr Ajay Jain said that UMC has decided to spread the message of Swachh Bharat Mission from Simhastha 2016 to the entire world as this event is attended and watched nationally and internationally. EcoPro is the only agency from madhya pradesh empanelled with Swachh Bharat Mission as consultant for Solid Waste Management. Accordingly to maintain the cleanliness in entire Mela area UMC has engaged two agencies of national and international repute employing a workforce of 5000 sanitary workers, properly dressed and equipped to clean the entire Mela area and for cleaning of ghats and maintaining hygienic conditions around ghat, more than 50 ultramodern equipments are used for daily cleaning and washing of entire ghat area.

To keep river water free from all the floating matter, a special team of 150 people on 100 boats works round the clock for picking up all the floatables in the river and keep river free from all the floating matters.

For proper collection & transportation of municipal waste more than 150 equipments and vehicles are utilized and the complete waste from Mela area is collected & transported to MSW processing facility on daily basis. To make the Mela area free from mosquitoes and flies, two specialized agencies are deployed for pest control utilities during the entire month.

Waste management system designed by Eco Pro Environmental Services have been most efficient and successful. The complete waste management is being monitored by Team Ecopro who have been working 24×7 to make the event successful. Simhastha is the largest human gathering on earth and waste management for such a large influx of population is tedious job. This system for waste management can be adopted in various other human gatherings and religious festival  in terms of Solid Waste Management. All in all, waste management during Simhastha 2016 has set new standards of cleanliness in mass gatherings.

Source : Eco Pro Environmental Services

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