Swachh Bharat: Class XII Jalandhar girl designs app to ‘Bin the Dirt’

Swachh Bharat: Class XII Jalandhar girl designs app to ‘Bin the Dirt’

Nanaki Singh, a student of Cambridge International School for Girls, gives a presentation of her app on garbage management to MC Commissioner Karnesh Sharma in Jalandhar. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, June 17

Having designed an application software for garbage management in the city, Nanaki Singh, a Class XII student of Cambridge International School for Girls, met Municipal Corporation Commissioner Karnesh Sharma to give a presentation on it.

Named ‘Bin the Dirt’, the app as per Nanaki focuses on adoption of systematic procedure for placement of dustbins in the city, proper disposal and timely collection of household garbage and other litter. “The app is also helpful for receiving notifications and information regarding collection and disposal schedule of household garbage/waste in various areas of the city. It also has features such as time schedule, frequency of service for collection of garbage and the numbers to contact in case of any complaint,” she explained.

Nanaki said she had conceptualised the app as a part of her contribution for Jalandhar to be a Smart City and as her social responsibility to keep the environment clean. While appreciating her efforts and concern for the city, the MC Commissioner said the app could be of great help to the Municipal Corporation in garbage management and said he would consider its use to make the city cleaner.

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