Volunteers from self-help groups (SHGs) have been stationed at garbage-vulnerable sites (GVPs) across the city from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. Their purpose is to reduce littering and increase door-to-door rubbish collection by closing the distance between Swachh auto Tipper (SAT) vehicles and residences.
Official numbers show that the city had 2,309 GVPs. To address this issue, the ghmc Sanitation department, with help from the Urban Community Development branch, established Basti Action Plans. GVP Elimination Groups made up of SHG volunteers, currently patrol these locations to discourage littering and educate communities.

Volunteers also identify regions without SAT car coverage to guarantee complete service. So far, 1,379 slums have been linked to GVPs, and a weekly action plan for 1,139 slums has been developed, connecting them to SAT vehicles. As a result, 583 previously litter-prone sites have been litter-free.
Each of the 4,848 SAT vans serves an average of 454 households out of 22 lakh total. However, ghmc has issues with main garbage collection because of a lack of control over SAT trucks.

For a charge, the business subsidizes loans for SAT cars used by people from low-income families. However, many slums remain unserved because some SAT drivers are hesitant to visit these regions.
Despite daily trash truck clearing, GVPs remain problematic, especially after dumper bins were removed to boost Swachh Survekshan's rankings.
Greater hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was named the ninth cleanest city in 2023, as well as a garbage-free city with a five-star rating.

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