Open Your Eyes - OYE! Ambala - is an initiative of the Municipal Corporation, Ambala, to efficiently manage municipal solid waste in the city, launched in July, 2017. The project aims to mobilize citizens for the cause and eventually transform them into owners of the solution. OYE! Ambala continues to unite citizens in its effort to segregate waste into dry, wet, and toxic categories and capacity build, activate, handhold, monitor, evaluate and award the Solid waste management staff in Ambala Municipal Corporation jurisdiction area.
The OYE! Ambala project has achieved 60% source segregation across 1.25 lac population, in 4 months, by initiating a Holistic Behavioral Change and building capacity and setting systems to manage & monitor Ambala’s city waste. Currently, all cycle rickshaws, trolleys, commercial trolleys, secondary transfer bin and refuse collectors collect and transport waste in a segregated manner