Pune is the first city to adopt this Initiative. Today we have over 250 state-of-the-art equipment’s including Electric Vacuum Street Litter Picker, Electric Auto Tipper, Vacuum Litter Picker Mounted on Vehicles, Vacuum Assisted Truck Mounted Road Sweeper, Auto Tippers, Water Tankers, Pothole Filling Machines and close to 600 employees for managing this activity covering more than 600 kms of roads per day in Pune (roughly 60% of the city). The clean city covers Pune and parts of the Mumbai city..
Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative is an environmentally sustainable initiative, undertaken by Serum Institute of India and Mr. Adar Poonawalla as a contribution towards social responsibility.
His vision for the clean city began in 2015 when he found garbage piling up and being dumped across the city. He realized that if India’s image had to be improved a drastic change would be required with good management, local government support and substantial funding. He has pledged to fund in his capacity Rs. 100 cr for this initiative.
The APCCI is deploying state of the art equipment to drive this initiative. These machines are not the conventional one’s used in India to address waste issue. These are state of the art machines specifically designed to do the job effortlessly and within a short span of time.
Pune is the first city to adopt the Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative. While this is a first step towards achieving the vision of making cities livable, the initiatives long term goal is to ensure that more and more cities adopt it to make Urban India becomes cleaner, greener and healthier.
The APCCI focusses on collection of street waste in Pune and Mumbai. Initiatives undertaken in this direction include: