DEC 2017
Cover Story
The Solid Waste Management Conundrum: Making the Swachh Bharat Mission Effective

The Clean India Mission was launched with the objective to construct household- and public toilets to combat and eliminate open defaecation and implement proper solid waste management along with generating information, education, and public awareness. Incidentally, a huge amount of solid waste is generated each day in India. If not collected, treated, and disposed of safely, this can cause grave environmental and health risks. Inadequate collection and disposal of solid waste encourages open dumping on street corners, public spaces, and drains. In this article, Sandip Sen suggests four major steps that could go a long way in tackling the growing menace of solid waste that is plaguing Indian cities.

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
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