Waste management

Local Governments And Waste Management

Reading Time: 5 minutes “The job of a government is to collect waste and taxes”, so go the immortal words uttered by Joel Singer (Director of the International Law Department in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Judge Advocate General Corps and, subsequently, Legal Adviser to the Israeli Foreign Ministry) in the HBO drama called Oslo. Joel Singer negotiated the Oslo Accords between Israel and Palestine leading to the formal global acceptance of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). That, however interesting, isn’t the reason for the write-up. What I wish to raise is that local governments in India, Municipal Bodies, have miserably failed in doing …

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