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Lakshya Zero Dumpsite- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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Why Lakshya Zero Dumpsite in News?

  • Recently, the Government of India approved ₹250 crores for Legacy Waste Remediation in Rajasthan.
    • The pink city of Jaipur, which is the capital city of Rajasthan and holds the maximum amount of legacy waste in the State.
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) approved worth ₹250.15 crores for Rajasthan for remediation of more than 45.5 lakh MT of legacy waste present across 24 cities.
  • The remediation of legacy waste will take the State closer to its envisioned dream of becoming Garbage Free and will also facilitate the State to achieve ‘Lakshya Zero Dumpsite’.

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What is Lakshya Zero Dumpsite?

  • About: ‘Lakshya Zero’ Dumpsite is one of the objectives of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 (SBM-U 2.0) for ensuring ‘Garbage Free Cities’.
    • ‘Lakshya Zero’ Dumpsite initiative was launched by the Prime Minister on 1st October, 2021.
  • Implementing Ministry: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is responsible with the help of the concerned state is responsible for implementing the Lakshya Zero Dumpsite, under SBM 2.0.
  • Objective: ‘Lakshya Zero’ Dumpsite Under SBM 2.0 aims to achieve sustainable sanitation and scientific waste processing for ‘Garbage Free Cities’.
    • ‘Lakshya Zero’ Dumpsite aims to process 16 crore metric tonnes (MT) of legacy waste dumpsites, occupying nearly 15,000 acres of city land.

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Key Points about Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0

  • About: Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 was launched along with Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0 on 1st October 2021 by the Prime Minister of India.
  • Mandate: Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 aims to achieve sustainable sanitation and scientific waste processing for ‘Garbage Free Cities’.
  • Budgetary Allocation: The budgetary allotment for SBM-U 2.0 for the State is ₹1,765.80 crore, which is 2.5 times more than the allocation of Rs. ₹705.46 crore in SBM-U from 2014-19.
  • Key Priorities of SBM (U) 2.0: Key focus areas of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 are listed below-
    • Phasing out single use plastics,
    • Ensuring of the scientific processing of construction & demolition waste, and
    • Establishing Waste to Compost, Waste to Energy, as well as Material Recovery Facilities.

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