PORVORIM:Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant today has assured the House to resolve the Sonsodo garbage issue by calling for a meeting before Febuary 10.
Also Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo proposed to set up Saligao like integrated bio methanation plant at Sonsodo; remediation process to be completed by May.
“I assure the house to resolve the Sonsodo garbage issueby calling for a meeting before Feb 10,” said CM
Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo recently inspected the Sonsoddo garbage dump and met with the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) to discuss the remediation of the waste.
The remediation of the Sonsoddo dump has commenced at a slow pace. Till date at least 40,000 tonnes of waste has been screened.
The remediation, which was on at full pace with 5 machines earlier in January and February, had to be stopped due to the ongoing lockdown.
With some restrictions lifted, the remediation work is going on but at a slow pace.
GWMC had proposed upgradation of the MMC’s waste management facilities in two phases. The proposal included the setting up of integrated dry waste management facility and bio-digester plants. Nearly 60 tonne of waste is generated each day at Margao comprising 18-22 tonne of dry waste, 14-18 tonne of wet waste and 20-28 tonne of mixed waste.