City’s waste problem is getting worsen day by day and BMC has to shell out Rs. 10 crore to manage things and bring back the things to normal. With HC sets a deadline not to dump waste in open Mulund, Deonar open grounds the pollution touch neighbouring Navi Mumbai also and the smoke and bad smell emanates from the garbage can be felt at night time on daily basis. The Kunjurmarg dumping grounds waste processing centre is not capable of handling garbage of that huge amount and the backlog waiting for processing is producing the stinking smell most of the time. BMC attempts at waste management is found wanting.
The general health of the people should be taken utmost care. More and more people die because of dengue, malaria, cholera and other water bound diseases in Mumbai. It is time to step up measures of clearance of debris in a most clinical way before the onset of monsoon season.
(The views expressed by the author in the article are his/her own.)