Municipal Solid Waste in India 2017

  • ID: 4432147
  • Report
  • Region: India
  • 218 pages
  • India Infrastructure
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Most Indian cities struggle to meet minimum standards for collecting, transporting, treating and disposing of MSW. Waste generation far outstrips collection and treatment infrastructure. Segregation at source is non-existent, sorting is manual, coverage is limited, disposal is unscientific, and service backlogs are huge. Further, lack of enforcement, limited capacity at the local level, and the absence of a long-term plan have created various challenges in managing solid waste.

The government recognises the need to address the huge gap and is playing its role in this regard. It has allocated about Rs 1 trillion in key programmes including the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) of 500 habitations and the development of 100 smart cities. Another Rs 620 billion has been set aside for the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Over the last few years, the scope for PPPs in MSW management has expanded. Different models with different approaches for the assessment of risks and responsibilities of stakeholders are being adopted. Cities such as Mumbai, Surat, Faridabad, Agra and Dhanbad have entered into arrangements with private players.

The concept of recycle and reuse of wastewater has gained significant interest in the country. Municipal corporations are opening up to the idea of deploying advanced technologies to treat solid waste, as well as recycle and reuse it.

There is tremendous potential for producing energy from municipal solid waste. As per MNRE, the WtE potential across 35 states and union territories stands at 1,532 MW.

The MSW sector in India is all set to grow, driven by the government’s ambitious programmes to develop and upgrade SWM infrastructure in all cities. The research estimates that projects involving an investment of over Rs 45 billion are under implementation or are planned to be taken up in the future. With a strong pipeline of projects, the MSW sector offers several business opportunities across different segments - contractors, consultants, equipment and technology suppliers, material suppliers and other ancillary market segments

Overall, the MSW sector has a promising outlook and offers huge opportunities for all stakeholders over the next few years.

Report Methodology

The data sources in this report is both primary and secondary. The primary data is obtained from sources such as related ministries, industry experts, private companies, Conferences organized by us for the related sector etc. The secondary sources include annual reports of companies, industry associations, paid databases, web sites, etc. The analysts and researchers combine the information from these primary and secondary sources with their industry expertise to synthesize the data presented in the report. Surveys and interviews are also conducted for this research. For the surveys, Interviews with key players and relevant people in the sector are mainly conducted. They are mostly via telephonic as well as personal interviews.
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The report is divided into five sections with fifteen chapters (in addition to executive summary):

Section I: Market Overview
  • Size and Growth
  • Recent Initiatives and Key Developments
  • Inter-City Comparison: Key Cities
  • Economics and Financing
Section II: Project, Outlook and Opportunities
  • Projects, Outlook and Opportunities
  • PPP Projects and Outlook
  • Outlook and Opportunities (till 2022-23)
Section III: Review of Government Programmes
  • Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Transformation
  • (AMRUT)
  • Smart Cities Mission
Section IV: MSW Treatment and Analysis
  • Collection and Transportation
  • Treatment and Disposal
  • Waste to Energy
Section V: Key Players
Profiles of Leading Private Players:
Each profile includes company overview, key completed projects, key ongoing projects, future plans, key contacts, etc.
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