Wednesday, 14 February 2018 17:14

'Advanced waste to energy plant will be set up at Njeliyanparamba'

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Minister for Local Administration KT Jaleel here on Tuesday said that a private company has come forward to set up an advanced waste to energy plant in the limit of Kozhikode Corporation.

Addressing the gathering after commissioning the Plastic Recycling Plant and shredding unit set up by the Kozhikode Corporation at the West Hill Industrial estate, he said, the advanced plant which will produce electricity from the generated waste will be set up at Njeliyanparamba trenching ground. He said the corporation will provide required land for the company to set up the modern waste disposal plant. He said the company will sell the produced electricity to Kerala State Electricity Board and the company will also manufacture bio manure.

Minister Jaleel said that Clean Kerala Company will set up an electronic waste processing plant on three acres of land at Kuttippuram for the disposal of generated e-waste, bulbs and tubes. He said Clean Kerala Company will also set up glass recycling plant for the disposal of glass waste.

He said Rs 200 crore advanced waste to energy plant will be come up on 15 acre land at Brahmapuram in Cochin and the work inauguration of it will be held next month. He further said Rs 15 crore advanced waste management plant on 80 cents of land taken up at Sultan Bathery will be ready by March.

Minister said that the shredded plastics will be used for the road tarring works at all the local self-government body limit. The LSG department has issued a direction in this regard to all the LSG bodies directing them to make use of twenty percent of total shredded plastic waste in each LSG limits for its road repair works.

The commissioned plant at West Hill Industrial Estate was set up at a cost of Rs 40 lakh has the capacity to dispose two tonne of plastic waste per day. Niravu will operate the plant for a term of three years and it will also provide Rs 30,000 per month to the corporation in return of allowing them to operate the plant. With the commissioning of the recycling plant, the civic body has succeeded in placing a permanent mechanism for the disposal of generated plastic waste.

Mayor Thottathil Raveendran presided over the function. Deputy Mayor Meera Darshak, health standing committee chairman K V Baburaj and others attended the function.

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  • News Section: Bio Energy News
  • Month: February
  • Year: 2018
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