Samvaad 12: Waste Management in Indian Cities

Speaker: Dr. Shyamala Mani, Professor, National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi

Dr. Mani’s talk on ‘Waste Management in Indian Cities’ explained in detail the different dimensions of waste and upcoming reforms in the sector. Management practices and measures to handle waste at individual and community level were also discussed in detail. Apart from this, the talk also covered details on specialized waste streams like biomedical, electronic, menstrual and slaughter house waste which are a growing concern in urban centres.