Waste Management has become an essential service that need to be provided by Government for the wellness of public. Due to the rapid growth at which economies are expanding along with the rising living standards, led to increase the quantity and complexity of waste generated. Today waste management has become a serious issue in Kerala. Growth of unmanageable waste generation and garbage pile-ups is creating a lot of ecological issues such as global warming.

Haritha Karma sena is a professional team consisting of Green Technicians and Green Supervisors mainly Kudumbashree Women who will be assigned with the responsibility of collection, transportation, processing, recycling / disposal, and management of waste materials in association with respective LSGs and Suchithwa Mission.

Green Technicians are trained man power recruited to provide technical services and solutions on waste management projects. One Green Technician has to visit 250 households in a ward. In one Ward two Green Technicians will be positioned and one supervisor for managing 15 Wards. So for a Panchayat having 15 Wards, the total man power be 31.The Green Supervisor must be a graduate able to operate computers and give reports. The Collection of user fee will be the responsibility of Green Supervisor. Haritha Sahaya Sthapanams the accredited agencies of Haritha Kerala Mission which will provide technical assistance to the Haritha Karma Sena.

Sl.No District No. of LSGs that approved the project Number of persons identified Number of persons positioned
1 Thiruvananthapuram 8 0  
2 Kollam 17 591  
3 Pathanamthitta 7 210  
4 Alappuzha 31 849  
5 Kottayam 12 293  
6 Idukki 22 0  
7 Ernakulam 26 645  
8 Thrissur 38 1324  
9 Palakkad 11 0  
10 Malappuram 86 1134  
11 Kozhikode 0 0  
12 Wayanad 26 0  
13 Kannur 0 0  
14 Kasaragod 16 0  
  Total 300 5046