Solid Waste Management

Waste management is the collection, transport, processing or disposal, managing and monitoring of waste materials. The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and the process is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, the environment or aesthetics. Waste management is a distinct practice from resource recovery which focuses on delaying the rate of consumption of natural resources. All wastes materials, whether they are solid, liquid, gaseous or radioactive fall within the remit of waste management.

Under this scheme, various activities are taken up to manage the Solid Waste generated in the State. Some of the major activities/works covered in this programme are i) assessment, monitoring, qualitization, quantitization and characterization of the waste generated in the State ,ii) evaluation and auditing of the Solid Wastes in relation to Acts & Rules including their proper management and Environmental impacts.The assessment results of this scheme works are being inputs for preparation of Solid Waste Management action Plan in Imphal City.


Some of the major activities of the scheme may be highlighted as

- Scientific study, Inventorization, Quantitization & Qualitization of Wastes including Urban Solid Wastes, Hospital Wastes, Hazardous Wastes, etc;
- Modeling & preparation of Action Plan on Solid Waste Management for better environmental management in Imphal City;

-  Field demonstration cum environmental awareness on domesticated solid waste management;
-  R & D activities on multiplication of the microbes for microbiological composting;
-  Targetted for permanent sanitary landfill ;
-  Scientific composting for value addition .























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