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Ggn energy plant from wastes likely to start in coming months

Gurugram: If things went would have gone according to the plan, the energy plant from waste would have been functional by May 2019.

However, the work at the waste to energy plant has not started as the officials were not able to get the required clearances and also most of the residents living in vicinity expressed their reservations over the starting of the project.

Sources in the district department now claimed that soon the environmental clearance for starting the waste to energy plant.

Once the project is expected to kick-off it is expected to be completed in the time span of one -and- a half years.

At present more than 1000 tonnes of garbage from Gurugram and Faridabad is discarded daily at the area that is nestled in the green belt of Aravallis. Based on the proposal, the plant will treat more than 100 kiloliters of leachate daily.

It will be set up the Chinese company Eco green that has also been entrusted with the responsibility of recycling the waste in the area into the creation of power and other useful forms.

As the layout of the projects, works may begin soon as claimed by certain public officials.

Commissioned in 2008, Bandhwari landfill was created with an objective of segregation and recycling of waste generated from Gurgaon and Faridabad.

Set up with an investment of Rs 300 crores the was to operationalise a power plant and plastic recycling at the site.

After four years of lying defunct, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram finally signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Eco green company to start the plant.

While the civic body officials claim that the work of restarting the plans is going on in full swing, more than 90 trucks from Gurugram and Faridabad still dump the garbage.

The delay in starting the project has resulted in many green activists blaming the civic body officials and their handlers in Chandigarh of being inept and corrupt.

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