The ex-Mayor of Kota initiated the project to assess the existing Municipal Solid Waste Management situation in Kota City. The project is being executed by ICLEI South Asia and funded by UNEP DTIE IETC. The objecives of the project are:
1. To develop a comprehensive baseline report on current and future waste generation and composition
2. To develop an Action Plan on Holistic Waste Management and specific actions and implementation strategy
3. Identify and Support implementation of pilot project
The project is in progress and is likely to get over in December 2015
An event was organized in order to create awareness regarding two critical resources essential for solar radiation i.e.high level of solar radiation per square inch, and a large amount of contiguous, relatively flat undeveloped land in and around the City. The event gathered mayors, commissioners and other local government officials from around India, as well as national and international solar experts, prominent policy makers, the solar sector and financial institutions.Read More Read Less
The objective of the project is -
To meet in-house consumption of NNK office building partially from solar energy.
To be a role modal for the city of Kota to explore opportunities in solar power
To make public aware of the potential of solar energy.
To promote Govt. and private institution to use renewable energy as a source of low cost Power generation units through solar power projects .
To use non depleting source of energy e.g. THE SUN so as to support sustainable development of town. Ministry of New And Renewable Energy will give 30% subsidy and rest money will be invested by corporation itself. Project is already started and expecting to implement in next 3 months of time.
Kota Municipal Corporation initiated the installation of bio gas project at the Bandha Dharampura Goshala of Municipal Corporation Kota to generate electricity using biomass. The capacity of the plant planned is 10 ton of cow dung per day.Read More Read Less
Cities involved: Trichy, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udairpur, and Kota, in Rajasthan
2 Indian states (Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu) notify guidelines on urban low carbon actions and to leverage national and international financing options and adopting city level MRV system.
KMC has taken an initiative to run city buses for local transportation , on 24th of September 2013 , kota mayor has is started this service . at first stage 17 new buses is running now , and will increase in coming daysRead More Read Less
Cities Involved:16 Indian Cities
(Jammu, Darbhanga, Mysore, Calicut, Aligarh, Delhi, Jamnagar, Lucknow, Kota, Bhilai, Gwalior, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad)
ICLEI-SA is carrying out the first review of implementation of Urban Environmental Accords in Indian Cities. UEAs are described as the synergic extension of the efforts to advance sustainability, foster vibrant economies, promote social equity and protect planet’s natural resources. The major issues of the urban areas addressed through the accords are energy, waste reduction, urban design, urban nature, transportation, environmental health and water.
The Kota Municipal Corporation has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.
The Kota Municipal Corporation has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the are identified as key emission sources.
Mayor Mahesh VijayKota Municipal Corporation, India