After the launch of “Swachh Bharat Mission”, the Union Government has taken following policy decision to strengthen the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Provision of Market Development assistance of Rs 1,500 per tonne on sale of city compost.
Mandatory procurement of 100% power produced from Waste-to-Energy plants by State Electricity DISCOMs at rates decided by State Electricity Regulatory Commission
Notifications of BIS Standards for promoting reuses/ recycle of construction & demolition waste
For setting up of Waste Processing Plants, Central Government provides incentive in the form of a maximum of 35% VGF (Viability Gap Funding)/Grant for each project
These parameters are:
Strategy for Open Defecation Free town (ODF) & Integrated Solid Waste Management (SWM)
Information, Education & Behaviour Change Communication (IEBC) activity
Door to door Collection, Sweeping, Collection & Transportation Processing & Disposal of Solid Waste
Public & Community Toilet Provision and