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NGT takes strict cognisance over waste segregation system in Ggn

NGT takes strict cognisance over waste segregation system in Ggn

Gurugram: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken strict cognisance of the waste segregation system in Gururgam.

The strict observation by the green court comes at a time when the recycling facilities in Bandhwari landfill site is yet to kick-off fully.

Speaking on the issue Yashapal Yadav the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) commissioner said that they are in the process of implementing concrete plans with timelines so that the strategies can be implemented fully.

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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