Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): The Urban Development department has issued a notification on constituting a state-level advisory board to oversee and monitor implementation of the Nagaland Integrated Waste Management Policy of 2019 in Nagaland.
The government publicity agency, the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR), gave updates on Monday about the notice.
The development is in pursuance of part-VI Section 24 (i) of the “Nagaland Integrated Waste Management Policy 2019,” the IPR stated.
In its first meeting, the IPR stated, the board is to decide representatives of three urban local bodies by rotation and representatives.
Likewise, the government has constituted the ‘state level executive committee’ to provide executive and technical support in implementing the policy in the state. The functions of the committee are to review, appraise technical proposals and detail project reports; inspect and recommend waste management service providers/environment service groups for approval from the prescribed authority; recommend a list of approved technology for household composting and hi-tech bio methanation units to state level advisory board for approval; and suggest improvements in the waste management system that has been established.
The committee is to meet at least once in three months. In its first meeting, the IPR added, the committee shall decide representatives.
Again, the government of Nagaland has constituted the ‘district level monitoring committee’ in each district of Nagaland for periodical evaluation and monitoring of implementation of the policy at the district level, the IPR added.