South corporation finally stops dumping at saturated Okhla landfill

Of the 3,500 tonnes of waste collected from south Delhi everyday, the civic agency  dumped around 1,200 tonnes at the Okhla landfill. The site was declared as exhausted way back in 2010.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya:  Eight years after the Okhla landfill exhausted its life span, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation stopped dumping garbage there last month. Of the 3,500 tonnes of waste collected from south Delhi everyday, the civic agency dumped around 1,200 tonnes at the Okhla landfill.

The site was declared as exhausted way back in 2010. Corporation  officials said the waste is now being dumped at a nearby 14.2-acre plot transferred from the Cement Corporation of India (CCI) in 2016-17.

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