Nagpur set to become 'bin-free'
BS Reporter |
Last Updated at February 5, 2013 02:51 IST
|Nagpur may soon be a 'bin-free' city. The Nagpur Municipal Corporation has cleared a proposal to award the work of collecting trash from the doorsteps of citizens to Infrastructure Leasing & Finance Services (IL&FS), New Delhi, and the Centre for Development Communication (CDC), Nagpur, for a period of ten years.
|The two had quoted Rs 449 per tonne, which was the lowest bid. The civic body had called for tenders three times.
|According to the standing committee, if the NMC had undertaken the work, it would have cost it Rs 235 crore over a period of ten years. But with this, it would be able to cut its costs by almost half over the next decade. IL&FS and CDC would soon purchase 550 carts to start the work. |
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First Published: Wed, December 26 2007. 00:00 IST