Second NITI Aayog–CPR open seminar on ‘Conceptualising zero waste in India under Swachh Bharat: possibilities and challenges'

3 July 2015
Second NITI Aayog–CPR open seminar on ‘Conceptualising zero waste in India under Swachh Bharat: possibilities and challenges'
Full videos of presentations and subsequent discussion

NITI Aayog and CPR held their second open seminar on June 29 addressing the possibilities and challenges of achieving zero waste in India by 2019. Watch the full video above of the three presentations on i) policy questions pertaining to zero waste in India, ii) Pune’s strategy for ensuring a ‘zero garbage city’, and iii) pathways to achieve zero waste.

A rich discussion followed with questions on the effectiveness of the ban on plastic bags; provisions and guidelines for safe solid waste management methods; protection of rag pickers; and accountability of urban local bodies and municipal solid waste management methods, answered, among others. Watch the full discussion here: Q&A 

Additionally, for more details, access to complete presentations and the full report, visit the dedicated page.

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