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BMC announces cash prizes for waste management

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared cash prizes ranging from ₹10 lakh to ₹1 crore to encourage waste management. The prize will be given to public representatives, NGOs, institutions and schools working in the field of waste management and composting across seven zones to improve public participation in keeping the city clean ahead of the Swachh Survekshan 2020.

Mumbai slipped to the 49th rank in the survey this year from 18th place in 2018. One of the reasons for the poor show is poor public participation. Therefore, the BMC will be picking one corporator from each of the seven ...

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