MoU for waste management and execution carried out in presence of Chief Minister Chouhan
Wednesday - October 13, 2021 12:00 am , Category : BHOPAL
Agreement between Bhopal Municipal Corporation, NTPC and Bhopal RNG Private Limited
Bio CNG will be used in city buses
2 crore 43 lakh 9 thousand rupees will be saved annually with the establishment of Bio CNG plant
Establishment of Torrefied Charcoal Plant will save 4 crore 86 lakh 18 thousand
Bhopal 12 October 2021: In the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, an MoU was signed for waste management and execution at the residence. The MoU was executed between Bhopal Municipal Corporation and NTPC, Bhopal RNG Private Limited for setting up of 200 tonnes per day wet waste to bio-CNG plant and 400 tonnes per day dry waste torrefied charcoal plant. Chief Minister Chouhan congratulated the concerned after exchanging the signed MoU. A video film related to the Swachh Bharat Mission prior to the MoU was also shown.
Bio CNG through 200 tonne per day wet waste
At present, about 800 tonnes of garbage is collected from Bhopal city every day. Municipal Corporation Bhopal spends Rs. 333 per metric tonne for its disposal. With the establishment of this plant, Bhopal RNG Private Limited will give an amount of Rs 83 lakh to Bhopal Municipal Corporation as royalty every year for 20 years and bio-CNG will be provided at the rate of Rs 5 less than the market rate. The Bio-CNG generated from the plant will be used in city buses. Rs 40 crore is estimated to be spent on setting up the plant, which will be fully borne by the agency itself. No processing fee will be charged by the agency from Bhopal Municipal Corporation for waste disposal. According to this, after the establishment of the plant, the Municipal Corporation Bhopal will have a saving of Rs. 2 crore 43 lakh 9 thousand every year on solid waste disposal.
Torrefied charcoal produced from 400 tonne per day dry waste
The construction of torrefied charcoal plant with 400 tonnes per day dry waste will be based on built on operate model. Establishment and operation-maintenance work of the plant is to be done by NTPC itself for 25 years. It is estimated that Rs.80 crore will be spent on its establishment in Adampur Chhavani in an area of15 acres, which will be fully borne by NTPC. The torrefied charcoal produced will be used in power plants of NTPC. There will be a saving of Rs. 4 crore 86 lakh 18 thousand every year on solid waste disposal to Municipal Corporation Bhopal from the plant.
During this, Principal Secretary Urban Administration and Development Manish Singh, Commissioner Nikunj Shrivastava and Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary were present – Window to News