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Land-use planning for Bengaluru’s SWM infrastructure

Waste generation estimation, infrastructure planning & land allocation for centralised & decentralised units

Client: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)

Location: Bengaluru

Partner/Collaborators: BBMP’s SWM Cell, Bangalore Development Authority (BDA)

Project duration: March - May 2017

Status: Completed

The aim of this project was to work with BDA’s master planning team on behalf of BBMP’s SWM department, to develop a plan for BBMP’s SWM infrastructure for the future. The key tasks taken up included the following:

  1. Estimation and projection of Bengaluru’s waste generation till 2031

  2. Infrastructure planning (technology/type of processing, scale of operations and capacity) for processing facilities based on the type of waste streams - dry/recyclable, wet/kitchen, garden/leaf, sanitary/domestic hazardous, slaughter house, animal carcasses, etc.

  3. Identification of government land parcels available and on-ground ratification for usability, with BBMP officials.

Process of GIS based land identification for SWM processing units in the Master Plan 2031

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