Door-to-door garbage collection system is operational for the disposal of daily domestic waste from the city of Vadodara, but under the Smart Cities Mission, smart underground waste at a cost of Rs 5.68 crore to remove the nuisance of open garbage spots in the city. Collection system is about to start. Vadodara will become the second city in Gujarat after Surat to implement the smart underground waste collection system. Smart underground dustbins with the capacity to replace existing containers in commercial areas will be installed at a total of 40 locations in all zones and a smart waste collection system will be implemented. The smart underground waste collection system was inaugurated at Baranpura Naka on Thursday morning.
According to the Chairman of the Standing Committee, the smart underground waste collection system is equipped with sensors and software. Which tracks the level of waste in the container, the system will send an alert to the control and command center when the container is filled to its maximum capacity. This innovative method will eliminate open/nuisance sites and systematically collect and dispose of waste. Littering done by stray animals will stop. A smart dustbin made of pre-cast fiber of 3×4 meters can hold about one tonne of waste.
The work of installing hydraulic underground dustbins will be completed by the month of July. When the dust bean is full, information will be received from the sensor installed in it. When it is full, a vehicle will come to pick it up and the dustbin will be picked up and put in the vehicle. With this type of dustbin, dirt and garbage are not visible on the road. A direct message from the dustbin filling sensor which will be sent to the vehicle to empty the dustbin on reaching the office. Such dustbins are kept in Belgaum South of Karnataka.
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