Friday, October 7, 2011

PMSPL: augments its operations for a Clean Puducherry

Puducherry Municipal Services Pvt. Ltd augments its operations for a Clean Puducherry

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Lt. Col (Retd) Prem Vas takes over as Chief Operating Officer of PMSPL to overlook and streamline operations 

Puducherry, October 6, 2011: Puducherry Municipal Services Pvt. Ltd (PMSPL), a Joint Venture between Puducherry Urban Development Agency (PUDA) and Bangalore based Kivar Environ Private Limited, today said that in continuation to their ongoing efforts to keep Puducherry Clean they were further revamping operations to effect visible changes to the Municipalities of Puducherry and Oulgaret and the Commune Panchayats of Villianur and Ariankuppam falling under the Urban Agglomeration of Puducherry. As part of its streamlining efforts, PMSPL has appointed Lt. Col (Retd) CP Prem Vas as the Chief Operating Officer of PMSPL. 

Mr. Prem Vas has over 21 years of varied experience in Operations and Project Management and was associated with major corporate houses in his stint.He also served Indian Army in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and was responsible for managing Military World Games (MWG) 2007 as Chief Coordinator of Artillery Centre and served in Special Action group of National Security Guards (NSG) where he handled specialist security environment including special operations.PMSPL launched its operations in the month of January this year in the Commune Panchayats of Ariankuppam and Villianur and expanded their operations covering all areas under the commune Panchayats and the Municipalities of Puducherry and Oulgaret by July this year. This is India's first truly Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management Project and is based on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and is structured on a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer / Maintenance (BOOT/M) basis.

The scope of services of PMSPL in the first phase includes:City Sanitation comprising of street sweeping, cleaning of drainsPrimary and Secondary collection of waste including door to door collectionSecondary transportation of the waste to processing facilityIn the second phase it will be undertaking EIA & Preliminary investigations at the processing and disposal facility siteDesign, Engineering, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of waste processing facility with multiple technologies Design, Engineering, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of scientifically engineered sanitary landfill facilityPost closure monitoring of landfillThe operations undertaken by PMSPL involve door-to-door awareness drive on segregation of waste at source, primary and secondary collection of garbage and secondary transportation of waste. PMSPL has deployed 14 Compactor pick-up trucks, 79 tippers, 300 plus tricycles and 300 plus pushcarts for primary and secondary collection and transportation of solid waste. 

The vehicles have been specially designed for hassle free collection and transportation of different types of solid waste. PMSPL have also deployed more than 1000 secondary storage bins for collection of solid waste across the length and breadth of the Urban Agglomeration of Puducherry. PMSPL has undertaken an aggressive door-to-door campaign informing people about segregation of waste at source and the health benefits attached to it. PMSPL has also introduced India's first toll-free helpline facility 1800 103 8552 for the benefit of the citizens of Puducherry. 

This toll free helpline is made available 24x7. The call center is being manned by a 3-tier efficient team to register the calls and effect immediate action on the calls received. Published by HT Syndication with permission from Web Newswire. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

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