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Delhi govt looking for viable solution to counter waste management: Jain

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Minister Thursday said the is willing to provide funds to counter problem in the city if it finds a viable solution, an official statement stated.

"Managing waste is not a difficult task as several technologies are available for the same that do not cost much, but even if there is a need for funds the government will provide the same," the statement quoted Jain as saying at an National Conference on 'Managing Urban Waste'.

It stated the also said while there are companies that are willing to provide end-to-end solution for waste management, but the municipal corporations do not let them take action in this regard.

"For corporations transporting trash is a business worth Rs 1,000 crore, so they do not let it to be managed locally," the statement said.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:05 IST