The new plant spread across 67 acres of land has a capacity of managing 700 tons per day and has the potential to generate 12 MW of power in the future
Hyderabad, jun 24 dmnaewsdesk : Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited (REEL), a leading provider of comprehensive environment management services in India as well as Asia today launched Chhattisgarh’s largest solid waste management plant with a capacity of managing 700 tons of waste per day in Raipur. The plant was inaugurated by Shri Bhupesh Bhagel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. The entire event was commemorated through video conferencing. The ceremony was also addressed by Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development Department, Govt of Chhattisgarh’s Shri Shiv Kumar Daharia, Hon’ble Mayor Mr. Aijaz Dhebar and Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Municipal Commissioner of Raipur.
As per a 15-year contract between the Municipal Corporation of Raipur and Delhi MSW Solution Limited (A Ramky Company), the treatment plant has been set up in Sakri, a district located at 15 km North of Raipur city. The plant is spread across 67 acres of land. The company has also built a processing plant and scientific landfill at the location and Ramky is currently operating as per PPP (Public Private Partnership) model. The total project cost is INR 197 crores, of which INR 127 crores has been used in setting up the processing plant.
Raipur being the capital of Chhattisgarh has a diverse population of 17 Lakhs and experienced immense growth in recent times. This growth, in turn, has created room for the establishment of a centralized mechanism that would enable a door to door waste collection and Solid Waste Management. Additionally, in the ongoing event of the global pandemic, waste management holds the utmost significance. It is highly imperative that bio-medical waste is being handled by professionals especially in today’s times where the nation is battling COVID-19, a highly contagious viral disease. Ramky Enviro, a stalwart in waste management services is facilitating the same by providing state-of-the-art facilities PAN India. The company is also actively and effectively handling bio-medical waste that is generated by hospitals which further helps to slow down the spread of COVID-19.