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A2Z Infrastructure will set-up the largest integrated project in Asia for Municipal Solid Waste management at Kanpur

13 Aug

Kanpur Municipal Corporation, with a view to protect the environment and effective management and disposal of the solid waste, has allotted an end-to-end integrated project to A2Z Infrastructure. Under this mandate A2Z Infrastructure Pvt Ltd – a subsidiary of A2Z Maintenance and Engineering Services Ltd –  will set-up the largest integrated project in Asia for Municipal Solid Waste management for Kanpur city. Earlier in June 2008, Kanpur Municipal Corporation had given mandate to A2Z for processing and disposal of solid waste. Now this mandate has been extended for collection and transport also.

The company announced in a joint press conference organised by the company and the Kanpur Municipal Corporation that it was setting up the first of its kind in India, an integrated solid waste to power project at Kanpur.  Largely the plant will consume the energy obtained from RDF – Refused Derived Fuel. The expectation is that the power plant will be functional by March 2011 and it will have a capacity to produce 15 Mega Watt of Energy.

A2Z Infrastructure will set-up the largest integrated project in Asia for Municipal Solid Waste Management at Kanpur

13 Aug

Kanpur: Date June 8

For the purpose of protection of the environment and effective management and disposal of the solid waste, Kanpur Municipal Corporation has allotted an end-to-end integrated project to A2Z Infrastructure. Under this mandate a subsidiary of A2Z Maintenance and Engineering Services Ltd – A2Z Infrastructure Pvt Ltd – will set-up the largest integrated project in Asia for Municipal Solid Waste management for Kanpur city. Kanpur Municipal Corporation had given mandate to A2Z for processing and disposal of solid waste earlier in June 2008. Now this mandate is extended to cover collection and transport also.

At the joint press conference organised by the company and the Kanpur Municipal Corporation, the company announced that it was setting up the first in India, an integrated solid waste to power project at Kanpur.  The energy will be obtained from RDF – Refuse Derived Fuel for consumption of the plant. It is expected that the power plant will be operative by March 2011 and it will have a capacity to produce 15 MW of Energy. The company has plans to sell this electricity to the state, as well as on commercial basis.

The company promises that the electricity produced will be completely indigenous and the technology to be used for RDF is organic in nature. RDF is the best substitute for coal and produces less pollution than coal. Mr R Vikram Singh, the municipal commissioner of Kanpur city said on this occasion that he was proud of the fact that Kanpur occupies a place amongst the top 10 most sanitised cities in the country as per the Ministry of Urban Development. He believed that in coming year Kanpur will be at the top amongst the cleanest cities in the country.  He complimented A2Z company and reminded the residents of Kanpur city that their attitude toward cleanliness should change now wherein the technical revolution brought in by the A2Z company is properly utilised.

A2Z Infrastructure had earlier done processing and disposal of the solid waste in October 2009. Currently, 1,500 MT of Municipal solid waste generated daily by city population of 31,16,263 is processed by the company. By eliminating the production of Methane gas at the land-fill site this project has substantially contributed to the reduction of Green House Gas Pollution.

The entire project complies with the strict norms of the Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organisation. The project is the only integrated resource recovery facility and possesses diverse portfolio of derivatives from the waste. The company produces 150 MT of compost daily from the municipal solid waste under the brand name Vasundhara. The leading MSW player in the country produces the largest quantity of compost from the solid waste. The quality of the compost produced is as per the standards set by FCO (Fertiliser Control Order) Amendment 2009 and this is the only Govt certified compost in the country. The company has plans to produce 300 MT of compost everyday by August 2010.  UP Water Board C & DS Project Manager Shri R N Goyal who allocates the MSW projects and keeps an eye on these projects in UP state, has said that the Kanpur MSW project has made commendable progress and other ULBS projects in the country will follow this.

Dr Rajnish Mehra the CEO of A2Z Infrastructure Ltd mentioned that India produces 142,000 MT of municipal solid waste everyday and it is growing at the rate of 5% per annum. The company has a portfolio of Kanpur, Indore, Patna, Varanasi, Meerut etc cities where 6,000 MT of municipal solid waste is processed every day. The Govt of India has announced the National Urban Sanitation Policy to ensure that all the cities and villages remain healthier. The Govt has included 100% urban sanitation in its 11th Five Years Plan. The target is to ensure 100% of the urban population can access safe sanitation facility by 2012. We expect the Govt to offer us support towards that.

A2Z Infrastructure Ltd, in association with Kanpur Municipal Corporation has organised the World Environment Day on June 5, 2010. The company will distribute plants in the entire city to the people of Kanpur through 100 mini-trucks. The company will ask questions about the environment and also distribute gifts to people. The regional divisional commissioner Mr Amit Ghosh will show green flag to these efforts.

In a report produced by the Ministry of Urban Development, Govt of India  during 2009-10 on sanitation, Kanpur occupies the 10th place amongst 423 cities in India.  A2Z Infrastructure Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of A2Z Maintenance and Engineering Services Ltd. It aims to protect the environment keeping its business interests in Municipal Solid Waste management, Sewage Treatment, Power generation from Municipal Solid Waste, Renewable Energy and co-generation etc. It is pioneer in the development of the concept of Integrated Resource Recovery Facility. Currently, it has the portfolio of 6,000 MT per day of solid waste management.

Magic in Panaki, garbage will vanish.

13 Aug

Within hours of reaching dumping ground, garbage will become Fertilizer, Tiles and Green Coal.

Kanpur, Jagaran Correspondent: It is a matter of two to three months, before dirt and waste will vanish from homes and the city. It will vanish within a few hours of collecting garbage from homes. This is possible, due to waste management scheme of the center. In this scheme, A2Z Company from NOIDA has started manufacturing manure from garbage, at Bhausingh Panaki dumping ground.

On Saturday, Chief Operating Officer of A2Z company, K.S.V. Nair, while showing the work in progress at dumping yard, has told that the garbage coming from homes shall be first segregated into different categories by machine. In this, waste, muck and metal will be picked up separately and made into different groups. Waste is being turned into manure. He demonstrated how the manure is manufactured in the plant.

Work to make brick out of muck will start soon In the dumping ground. Machines have been installed for this purpose. The company has put up a laboratory to inspect the manure. Mr. Nair tells that, test will be carried out here daily for other materials in the manure. The Company is also working on making Green Coal and plastic boards out of pan masala pouches. Machines have been installed for this purpose. He informed that from August 15, door-to-door garbage collection will start. On test case basis door-to-door garbage collecting will be done during the month of July.

We will make Parks Green

People have decided to eliminate pathetic conditions of parks and make them green. In Ward-6 under the leadership of Kamal Yadav, people started Environment Day by planting 51 trees in the area of the park. It was inaugurated by Legislator Ajay Kapoor. Ambuj Shukla, Shyam Gupta, Mahendra Singh were present.

India’s first integrated waste mgmt plant coming up in Kanpur

18 Jun

Mr. Mittal’s Interview on UTV

7 Jun

Waste Management Scheme released from paper

7 Jun

Inspection: Town Health Officers inspected the plant.

Kanpur:- Jagran correspondent

The work on Rs 56 Crore solid waste Management scheme (for dumping of the garbage) has been started, which was moving on papers for 2 years. A high wall is being constructed around a dumping ground built in 46 hectors Bhausingh Panki. The city health officer Mr. N.K. Tiwary said that the responsibility of the project is given to C&DS institution of the water board. From picking up the garbage to dumping process is included in it. It is to be completed by 2009. Currently, the town corporation is dumping the garbage. He inspected the site along with additional town health officer Mr. Pankaj Srivastava. The town health officer said that the high density polythene will be laid after the wall is constructed. To save the under-ground water from pollution the dirty water will be drained out through a centrally laid out pipe. The van will dump the garbage inside it from one side. After a certain height, six inch thick layer of white earth will be laid down. After filling the ground, the plantation will be done here or a  colony will be constructed. Between the ground and the road plantation will be done for a distance of 50 meters

Water Board will be completed the project by 2009.

Plantation will be done around he ground.