Mangalore City Corporation Purchases Vehicles For Waste Collection in The City

Mangalore City Corporation Purchases Vehicles For Waste Collection in The City

Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) will purchase 177 vehicles for its solid waste management, out of which 45 vehicles costing ₹4.81 crore have been delivered to the civic body. The 45 vehicles which are hydraulic jeep tippers delivered by Camion Automobiles Pvt. Ltd., Ballari, were displayed in the city corporation’s head office premises at Lalbagh.

The civic body is in the process of purchasing a total of 107 hydraulic jeep tippers, 30 tipper trucks, 16 compactors and 24 battery operated tri cycles under Swachh Bharat Mission grants. The government has approved a ₹27.15-crore project proposal of the civic body for purchasing 177 vehicles and associated accessories like GPS equipment, sound systems, and CCTV cameras for solid waste management under the mission grants. The vehicles will be used for the collection of solid waste from the doorsteps and its transportation to the processing plant at Pachchanady.

The civic body will divide 60 wards into four zones and appoint the contractors to the four zones. Each contractor will be appointed for one year term and will use the vehicles (total 177) supplied by the corporation. The contractor will have to look after the operation and maintenance of vehicles and appoint the drivers, loaders and helpers on own. The corporation will not supply any human resource to the contractor.

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