IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 2, February 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Deepak Choukanpally, Alok Kumar
Managing municipal solid waste has become one of the major issues of urban administration. More and more Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) bodies are facing problems in properly managing solid waste. The present paper is about case studies on Solid Waste Management (SWM) in ULBs of Hassan district, Karnataka state (India). Hassan district is located in the Malnad and plain regions of state, the ULBs of the district have total population of around 3,47,037 generating total solid waste of around 145 tonnes per days with per capita waste ranging from 0.36 to 0.45 Kg per day. The solid waste collection efficiency in Hassan district ULBs is in the range of 79 to 95%. This paper represents existing solid waste management scenario of 8 ULBs of Hassan district and proposed improvement in terms of required resources and infrastructure as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) to meet the SWM Rules 2016 and best practices.