Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) announced Navi Mumbai’s Swachh Innovative Technology Challenge based on the Union Government’s Swachh Technology Challenge as part of the Swachh Bharat mission.
Navi Mumbai residents, students, educational institutions, NGOs, citizens’ associations, start-ups, IT and non-IT companies can participate with their innovative concepts.
To participate in the challenge, residents must present innovative technical projects related to separation, collection, waste disposal, generation of fertilizer, zero waste, waste recycling, waste management plastics, improving the solid waste management system and ideas to increase people’s participation.
NMMC Commissioner Abhijit Bangar said: âThrough this challenge, we want innovative ideas to improve the waste management process in the city using technology and to use these ideas at the community, neighborhood level. and the city. Residents and organizations should present concepts that will be appreciated at the national level.
The top three projects in the city will be sent for the state level challenge from where the best concepts will be sent for the national competition.
Bangar added, âThe innovative idea, the positive change it will bring to the current process, the practicality of the implementation, the feasibility of the project, its efficiency in terms of cost and use, the availability of materials for implementing the concept will be taken into account when evaluating the concept. . “
Residents must fill in their contact details online at shorturl.at/ijuHO and download the proposed technical project on cleanliness with it. It should include photographs, videos, PPTs – a maximum of five files of 1MB each. The challenge is open from December 15 to 31.