Status of sanitation condition in Aligarh city: A challenge for smart city vision
Mariya, Dr. Fatma Mehar Sultana
Sanitation facility is one of the most important requirement for the healthy and clean environment. Sanitation does not mean only to clean sewerages but to protect those sources of water which support the sustainable development. Safe drinking water, solid waste management and good sanitation are the important measures for improvement in environment and quality of life of the people in the cities. In this direction to improve the city condition, Smart City Mission is an innovative and new initiative by the Government of India to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment. One of the core infrastructure element of Smart City Mission is sanitation and solid waste management through the development in effluent treatment plant, sewage and sludge treatment, waste treatment and recycling etc. The present study is conducted in Aligarh city which is the prime example of sanitation and sewerage problems and is the hub of diseases. The present paper tries to analyse the current parameters of sanitation, and also tries to evaluate that what are the targets for Aligarh city as a Smart City to tackle out these issues. The paper investigates the problem using primary as well as secondary data. Statistical technique of analysis and GIS technique for map making is used to present the results.
Mariya, Dr. Fatma Mehar Sultana. Status of sanitation condition in Aligarh city: A challenge for smart city vision. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 33-37