As part of the on going Swachh Survekshan 2019 exercise, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) launched a campaign in the city to create awareness and drive citizen participation.
The GMC also announced the launch of its own swachh competition initiative wherein, the major hotels, hospitals, schools, RWAs and markets in Guwahati will be surveyed and ranked for sanitation, cleanliness and adherence to solid waste management norms.
The basic criteria for evaluation will be placement of twin bin (green & blue), waste segregation within the premise, waste processing facility viz, composting, etc for bulk waste generators, basic cleanliness & sanitation and separate toilet facilities for men, women & differently-abled citizens.
GMC has constituted separate teams to carry out this inspection exercise and has also roped in NGOs and sanitary workers to help with this exercise. The results will be announced in the second week of January 2019 and the winners will be given certificates by the GMC.