Municipal Waste Management

The MSW (M & H) Rules 2000 came into force from 25.9.2000. It is obligatory on the part of all the municipal authorities to arrange for collection, segregation, transportation and suitable disposal of municipal wastes of the municipal bodies. They need to obtain authorisation of the APPCB for the compliance of these Rules. Disposal of MSW may be through composting / incineration, recycle and landfill.

As per Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 all Urban Local Bodies shall treat sewage generated in that area to the prescribed standards.

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Key Activities


S.No


City/Town


STP Location

STP
installed Capacity
(in MLD)

1

Visakhapatnam

1) Appughar, MVP Colony

25

2) Old City

38

3) Mudasaralova

13

4) APHB, Madeenbagh

2

2

Vijayawada

5) Ramalingeswara Nagar

10

6) Jawahar Auto Nagar

10

7) Ajith sing Nagar

27

8) Ajith sing Nagar

40

9) Ramalingeswar Nagar

20

3

Tirupathi

10) Tukivakam

50

4

Rajahmundry

11) Hukumpet

30

5

Pulivendula

12) Behind Govt. Hospital

6.5

6

Tadipatri

13) Near CPI colony

8

14) Yallanur

3.5

7

Puttaparthi

15) Durgamma Temple

0.5

16) Sai Nagar

0.5

17) Prasantigram

0.5

Total

284.5

The STPs which are under construction :

S.No

City/Town

STP Location

STP installed
Capacity (in MLD)

1

Kadapa

YSR Colony,Akkayapalli

20

2

Vijayawada

Ajith singh Nagar

20

Jawahar Auto Nagar,

10

Jakkampudi,

20

3

Visakhapatnam

Narava

108

APHB,  Kommadi

4

Total

182

 

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Key Members of the Team

Mr. A. Vijay Kumar
Joint Chief Environmental Engineer

Mr. Vijay Kumar is the Joint Chief Environmental Engineers at Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board. He has done his Master in Technology with Chemical Engineering as his area of specialisation, followed by Masters in Business Administration. He has extensive experience of close to three decades in the field of environment protection and enforcement activities.

 Mr. Kumar has attended many national and international conferences and training programs, some of which include the training programme at YOKOHAMA, Japan in the year 1997,  Hazardous Waste Management training programme at IIT, Mumbai in April 2011, Pharmaceutical Industry training programme at Mumbai during the Year 2015.

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