Andhra Pradesh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ‘Parley for the Oceans’, a U.S.-based company that works for plastic-waste management. The minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) Audimulapa Suresh, MAUD Principal Secretary, Y.Sri Lakshmi, and Founder of Parley for the Oceans, Cyrill Gutsch. The MoU was signed under the presence of Chief Minister of Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and an event was held at the AU Convention Centre in Vishakhapatnam.
Key Points related to MoU of Andhra Pradesh signs with Parley for the Oceans
- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister says that in the coming six years ₹16,000 crores will be invested in the state.
- The program also brings employment for more than 20,000 locals with a minimum of at least ₹16,000 per month.
- The recycling and upcycling of plastic waste will be done in the “Parley Super Hubs” set up by the Parley for the Oceans.
- The MoU between Andhra Pradesh and Parley for the Oceans aims to improve the sanitation and waste management system and deploy AIR (Avoid Intercept & Redesign) plastic stations in 500 places.