Telangana Govt to launch Swachh Auto scheme

Telangana Govt to launch ‘Swachh Auto scheme’

The Telangana Municipal Administration (MA) department is planning to launch the Swachh Auto scheme in the municipalities of the State on the lines of a similar scheme being implemented by GHMC.

The scheme is intended to improve the garbage collection in municipalities. The Commissioner of Municipal AdministrationAdwaitKumar Singh has issued the draft guidelines to all the municipalities and sought their opinions.

The commissioner said the State government was keen to extend the scheme of Swachh Auto Tippers to all the Urban Local Bodies (ULB)in the State similar to the GHMC under the Driver-cum-Owner scheme.

Under this scheme, the auto tippers will be branded as ‘Swachh Auto Tippers’ with uniform color coding and branding. The eligible beneficiaries interested in providing door to door solid waste collection and transportation services shall be identified on the criteria being prescribed.

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