Swachha Udupi Mission

Swachha Udupi Mission

Status : Ongoing

Location : Udupi City Municipal Council

Supported By : HDB Financial Services Limited

Udupi town generates close to 71 Tons waste per day and has a population around 1.5 lakhs. Udupi has 35 wards where door to door collection is being carried out by the CMC staff in some wards and by SHGs in others. Saahas is working closely with the CMC, Udupi to ensure that source segregation is practiced in all the 35 wards. Saahas is also providing technical inputs to CMC to set up the decentralized as well as centralized processing units for wet and dry waste.

Key interventions under this project are:

  • Implementing source segregation of waste in 35 wards of Udupi.
  • Distribution of dry waste collection bags to all the households, and door to door awareness
  • Execution of periodic awareness and capacity building activities for the stakeholders 
  • Enhancing sorting efficiency through support of equipment like conveyor belt to CMC for dry waste sorting
  • Supporting home composting by training households and installing pipe composting setups.
  • Providing technical support in setting up windrow composting and pit composting at CMC landfill site and a Material Recovery Facility in the city.
Focus Area

Focus Area:

Implementing segregation of waste at source, Processing; IEC, Capacity building


Dec 2018 - ongoing

Direct Beneficiaries:

17,056 and counting

Waste handled:

62.3 MT DW / Month 108 MT WW /Month


Key stakeholders

Key stakeholders:

Udupi CMC, Households, Commercial establishments, Apartments and Markets

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