Vadodara Municipal Corporation

India Mayor: Jigeeshaben J. Sheth
Summary
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    Population 1666495
  • km 2
    Area 159.95
  • USD
    GDP 18 Billion
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    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Vadodara Municipal Corporation

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Vadodara Municipal Corporation committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Local Government to 2 MW by 2018
  • Current Installed capacity of Renewable energy: 2.78 MW 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sector.
Energy efficiency target

 

66% Energy efficiency improvement by 2018

  • The Vadodara Municipal Corporation committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 66% by 2018 compared to 2016 levels.
  • Final energy energy consumption: 21.02 Mwh
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors
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RECYCLE & REUSE OF TREATED SEWAGE, BIO-SOLIDS AND GENERATION OFF POWER - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

RECYCLE & REUSE OF TREATED SEWERAGE
• VMSS has taken initiative to supply 50 MLD Treated Sewage to ‘Nandesari Industries Association , Vadodara’ for their use as a non-portable industrial grade water for industries.
RECYCLE & REUSE OF BIOSOLIDS
• Municipal Dewatered bio solids cake is blended with alkaline admixture a product from GSFC.
• Pasteurization Process stabilize and pasteurize the waste organic materials destroy the harmful bacteria and the beneficial soil bacteria survives.
• Produces low nutrients fertilizer for local condition which is marketed/sold by GSFC.
GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY
• VMSS introduced Up flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) plant in 2001 as the process was a success we introduced a new plant in 2008 with provision of Gas based electricity generation from biogas.
• Atladra STP generated more than 2 million units ( KWH ) of power since commissioned from bio-gas. The same electricity is used of the operation of the plant, making it a self-sustaining.
• An international delegation from JAPAN, CANADA , SWEDEN, AFGHANISTAN & at nation level Karnataka, Delhi , Hyderabad & Mangalore have visited various plants and appreciated the initiative.
• VMSS STPs are preffered for various academic visit /modeling by school & colleges for study on waste water management & nonconventional power generation from Biogas.

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  • Waste
Adoption of E-Rickshaw - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

Identified 10 major transport nodes and proposing charging stations for electric rickshaws at those junctions
Almost 80,000 auto rickshaws are there in Vadodara city, which can be converted into e-vehicles, the conversion decision and cost to be by rickshaw owners.
Option of exporting remnant solar energy generated to grid.

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  • Transport
Smart Water Metering - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

The Distribution network is divided into various zones with each zone as various District Metering Areas (DMA). Each DMA will be provided with Smart metering system with on line Monitoring for flow. Based on this data Leakage areas will be identified and Corrective action can be taken.

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Implementing Smart Community Bins project - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

Smart Community Bins consisting of Level indicators and RIFD tags which can signals to Control centre and real time communication with Collection vehicles. Efficient Collection and Minimizing of Disease due to uncollected Garbage

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  • Waste
IMPLEMENTATION OF SCADA IN STREET LIGHTING - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Installation of Microprocessor Based Intelligent Street Light Controller with GPRS technology for data transfer (SCADA).
(VMC is the first city in the country to implement SCADA in street light service.)

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USE OF CNG IN CITY BUS SERVICE - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

• Increased ridership by 133% from 2009-2010.
• Increased revenue generation by Rs 1 crore per year for VMSS.
• Reduction of air and noise pollution

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  • Transport
INTELLIGENT STREETLIGHT CONTROLLER WITH DATA TRANSFER FACILITY USING GSM/GPRS TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENT STREETLIGHT CONTROLLER WITH DATA TRANSFER FACILITY USING GSM/GPRS TECHNOLOGY - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

INSTALLED ONE UNIT PER ONE KM ROAD LENGTH OF MAIN ROADS
TOTAL ROAD LENGTH COVERED = 210 KM
Switching OFF & ON as per sunrise & sunset timings.
Remote supervision & control from Central computer with the help of GSM technology.
Effective Street light Management.
Response time 90 seconds. Vadodara Municipal Corporation is the first in the country to implement international level lighting, lowest life cycle cost of the entire project & GSM based intelligent street6 light controller.

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Compost plant for treatment of biodegradable waste - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

The first waste processing facility (compost plant) is located at Atladara STP premises running on BOOT basis. The capacity of this plant for treating un-segregated solid waste is 250 TPD. The biodegradable waste is segregated and composted in the plant and the reject is transported to the secured sanitary landfill site. Solid waste is processed by Mechanical Aerobic Windrow composting method. Compost/Manure is manufactured from this processed solid waste. At present with reference to the change in characteristics of waste and with intention to minimize processing reject waste to the secured sanitary landfill, revamping and upgrading the treatment process by implementing advanced technology and adopting profit sharing model is carried out which will result in the production of combination of easily marketable by products including green energy besides compost, resulting in enhancing the viability of the project and consequently its sustainability on long term basis. The tenure of the agreement is of 20 years which will expire in 2024.

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  • Waste
Recycling of Plastic in to Bitumen/Biodiesel - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

The plastic waste from the collected MSW will be segregated and sent for conversion to either Bio-diesel or mixed up in to Bitumen.

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  • Waste
DESIGN BASED STREET LIGHT INSTALLATONS & INTERNATIONAL LEVEL OF LIGHTING - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Design based Lighting with dimming technology during off peak hours. ( 58% Energy efficiency by Improving 300% service delivery compared to conventional installations). Under the conventional methods, street light installation on one-kilometer length of fast moving traffic road used to be 33 Nos. of poles (span between poles less than 30mtrs.) totaling 66 nos. of 250 watts HPMV/HPSV luminaries, which consumes an electrical load of 18.5 kW. Also the conventional practice of selecting High Pressure Mercury Vapor Lamps (HPMV) was technically improper.
To overcome poor service delivery, higher operational and maintenance cost VMC planned to implement “code of practice for lighting of public thoroughfares IS 1944 (part I & II) 1970” in the year 2000. VMC has implemented IS 1944 for the first time in the country in municipal services without appointing any external consultant. VMC invited lighting design based tender to install streetlights on newly developed public roads of A1 / A2 category.

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Modernisation of Refuse Transfer Station - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

• MSW received through closed vehicles will be dropped to closed containers without secondary handling.
• Covered leak proof container prevents spillage of garbage on the road.
• No foul odour, as transfer station is semi-closed and transport containers are fully closed.
• No MSW storage, permanently or temporary, at transfer station as it will be directly transferred to containers without secondary handling, therefore no flies nuisance & animals entry is restricted.
• Separate leachate collecting system is provided in the planning.

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  • Waste
Installation of total 278.14 kW rooftop solar PV system over various municipal buildings by VMC - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

This includes installation of rooftop solar PV over various municipal buildings.

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  • Other Emissions
Waste to Energy Conversion - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

Total 465 TPD of solid waste is generated, out of which 4.5MW of possible power generation.

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  • Waste
Integrated SWM Processing facility - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

The Integrated Processing facility is consisting of composting of biodegradable matter, pelletization, recovery of recyclables such as metals, rubber, plastics etc, RDF and manufacturing of sand and eco bricks. Only 20% of the total incoming waste is going for the landfilling by this technology. The processing plant is operationalized from February-2010. The tenure of the agreement is of 10 years which will expire in 2018. The capacity of plant is now expanded to 500 TPD.

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  • Waste
STREET LIGHT INSTALLATION POLICY as per IS 1944 - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

Streetlight Installation policy is based on IS 1944 (part I & II), 1970, sanctioned by General Board of the Corporation.
IS 1944 mentions illumination level on different category of roads based on traffic density and the speed of traffic.
• VMC has translated the required illumination level mentioned in IS, into width of the road and its usage.
• This policy was informally implemented in the year 2000. Looking to resistance from elected representatives, street light department got this policy sanctioned from General Board of the Corporation in consultation with the then Municipal Commissioner and Mayor.
• VMC is the only Municipal Corporation in the country to implement Street Light Installation Policy.
• By implementing this policy VMC could restrict demand of elected representatives to install higher wattage luminaries on narrow roads. It resulted in year on year incremental ratereduction of electrical load.
• In this policy VMC has restricted use of HPMV & MH lamps for street lighting application. Use of MH is permissible only for city beautification activities.

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Automation of all Sewerage Pumping Stations and trapping of sewage from the storm water drainage - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

• All treatment plants and pumping stations will be provided with
SCADA system, using various types of sensors and centralized control room.
• This will help the corporation to monitor the sewage flows, leakages and increase the efficiency of operations.
• Power Source from Roof top solar Panels at Each STP location

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  • Waste
Solar power plant of 1.25MW capacity in Sewage treatment plant and pumping stations. - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

Solar power plant of 1.25MW capacity for day time use of generated power in Sewage treatment plant and pumping stations.(Payback period 6 years. Life span= 25 yrs.)

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  • Other Emissions
Door to Door collection of garbage - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

As per the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2000, notified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, Vadodara Municipal Corporation has introduced Door-to-Door Garbage collection system from March-2006. The garbage from residential and commercial area is directly collected from the door-step by specially designed closed body vehicles. All four zones of the city are covered by Door-to-Door Garbage collection system. More than 50% of the total waste of the city is collected by this system. The Door to Door Garbage Collection system vehicles are equipped with GPS monitoring system from November, 2010.

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  • Waste
Energy savings by staggering during off peak hours - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

After 11 p.m., traffic density on the roads is thin and hence full illumination level is not required during this off peak hours. During late night hours MGVCL (electric supply company) operates on low electrical load which increased supply voltage from 220V up to 260V, which increases electricity consumption and increases illumination level. The corporation can compromise with lower level of illumination during off peak hours (low traffic density). As traffic density is low after 11 p.m. , VMC has introduced staggering of street lighting with the help of microprocessor based annual programmable time switch ,which resulted in further savings.

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  • Other Emissions
Integrated Public Space & Parking Management Policy - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: Planning phase

By removing private vehicular parking from the public space as much as possible, the public space can be retrofitted, shifting the focus to Pedestrians and Public Transportation.
• Limiting parking only possible in combination with: limiting vehicular access and creation a network of footpaths, MSCPs, Smart Bus + E Rickshaws System.

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  • Transport
Non-Motorized Transportation Policy - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: Planning phase

• Shift focus of Main Public Roads toward Pedestrian and Cyclist
Friendly Streets
• Retrofitting of the public spaces and streets.
• Widening Pedestrian Paths, traffic calming and pedestrian where possible
• Seamless network of pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes
• Bikesharing using Smart Technology, GPS, Apps
• Integrated solution with placing of underground of all utilities: electric wiring, storm water, ITC, sewage

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  • Transport
Solar rooftop power plant of 920KW at Akota – Dandiyabazar Bridge. - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Under construction / set up

Installation of rooftop solar PV near Akota - Dandiyabazar bridge is under construction.

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  • Other Emissions
Treatment and final disposal of Bio Medical Waste - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is dealing with bio-medical waste in Vadodara. Approximately, two per cent of the total waste generated is biomedical waste which is handled by an incinerator, auto calving and waste shredding facility. About 800 hospitals and private clinics have been registered under this facility. The Gujarat Pollution Control Board monitors the disposal of the biomedical waste.

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  • Waste
REPLACEMENT OF 50,000 NOS FLUORSCENT TUBE FIXTURES BY 15W LED LUMINAIRES - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Energy Efficiency = 66% saving in Electricity consumption (Annual saving Rs.290 lac ( 56.67 lac kwh)).

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  • Other Emissions
STORM WATER DRAINAGE PROJECT - Vadodara Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

To provide a better quality of life and to make Vadodara a self reliant and sustainable city with all basic amenities. Our commitment was for 100% coverage in terms of geographical developed area of 108.26 Sq.Km. of the city by providing Comprehensive Storm Water Drainage System by the end of December 2012 which has been achieved.
Presently Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan has been preparing a
Comprehensive Master Plan for development of Storm Water Drainage System in order to cover the present whole VMSS area of 158.70 Sq.Km. along with surrounding VUDA area situated at maximum 5.0 Km. distance from present VMSS limit. This has been targeted to serve not only the domestic and commercial but also the industrial development for the year 2041. Rain water generated from all this developments will be collected by a network of underground Storm Water Drainage and Kaans conveyed to Rivers.

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Mayor Jigeeshaben J. Sheth
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