Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra – waste management park

Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra – Solid Waste Management Park at HSR Layout, Bengaluru.

The Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra a Solid Waste Management Park is opened in HSR Layout. The Swacha graha kalika Kendra is the first of its kind in India initiated by HSR citizens forum.

The Kendra is India’s first solid waste management park.  The park has been named as ‘Ananthanavana’ in memory of the late Union Minister Ananth Kumar.  The park will impart education on how to convert waste in 20 different ways.


The Mayor of Bengaluru Gangambike Mallikarjuna, Deputy Mayor Bhadre Gowda and Satish Reddy, local MLA were present during the opening ceremony.

SWMP – Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra

The Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra was inaugurated on 15th December 2018 at Sector 4 park.  The Kendra is present inside the BBMP’s HSR park.  The total area of the park is 1.5 acres.  The centre showcases aerobic composting, vermin composting, anaerobic composting and bio-gas.

Different ways to compost manure

The centre will have live demo of various composting solutions to meet the needs of individuals and bulk waste generators.  The centre will also show case various urban gardening models for terrace as well as kitchen gardening.

The solid waste managemetn park compost centre

The solid waste management park – Swacha Graha kalika Kendra includes models developed by Shudh-Labh, Stonesoup.in, soil and health and Quantumleaf.  The models developed by the Government like the Tumburmuzhy, a model which is popular in Alleppey, Kerala also known as Alleppey Bin.

Innovative designs at Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra:

The centre showcases Organic Terrace Gardening.  

There are a lot of interesting design elements in the centre.  There is  an arch made out of paint buckets, a worm made out of waste tyres.  

Innovative theme

Some painted doors that were found in construction waste, bamboo railings with posters and messaging, wind-chimes made from bottle caps. The store-room wall is made from up-cycled construction and debris waste, the roofing from tetra-packs.

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