‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ completes one year

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organised a stakeholders’ workshop here on Tuesday to mark the completion of one year of the ‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ Programme and to showcase key activities. About 100 institutions/organisations were felicitated for their contributions to make the project a success. Chief Secretary AP Padhi was chief guest. “Clean E-Bhubaneswar programme has enabled collection and proper disposal of several tonnes of e-waste in a short span of time.

The Housing and Urban Development Department should now include other major cities and urban centres under similar programmes to manage e-waste,” said Padhi. Ambassador of the European Union to India Tomasz Kozlowski said, “It is impressive to see the way Bhubaneswar has progressed on wide gamut of activities, e-waste, e-vehicles, rooftop solar, etc.

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