BMC To Appoint A Project Implementation Unit (PIU) To Increase Swachh Survekshan Rank

The PIU will help the BMC to prepare a waste management plan, organise capacity-building programmes, workshops, seminars and cross-learning visits of government staff.

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After the Swachh Survekshan Rank was released in May 2019, Mumbai's rank had dropped 31 points to Rank 41. In order to increase awareness among Mumbaikars and implement various programmes with an aim towards cleanliness, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will be appointing the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) as its consultants. 

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Nodal Officer of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Kiran Dighavkar stated that they have appointed PIU as it will help them to understand the technicalities about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and implement various measures to make Mumbai a cleaner city which will, in turn, increase its ranking. 

The consultant will help the BMC to prepare a waste management plan, organise capacity-building programmes, workshops, seminars and cross-learning visits of government staff. The final proposal for the same will be sent before the Standing Committee in BMC on Wednesday, November 12. Notably, Indore had secured the first place in the Swachh Survekshan Rank in India. 

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