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

13 Aug

The first Solid waste to Power project in India will be set-up in Kanpur
The Energy will be produced from Refuse derived Fuel

Kanpur Municipal Corporation, with a view on environment and for 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.

The energy to be consumed by the plant will be obtained from RDF – Refused Derived Fuel. It is expected that the power plant will be operative by March 2011 and it will have a capacity to produce 15 Mega Watt of Energy. The company has plans to sell this electricity to the state, as well as, on commercial basis. The company assures that the electricity produced will be completely local and the technology to be used for RDF is organic in nature. RDF is the best substitute for coal and it produces less pollution than the coal.


Plant and Enjoy Clean Air and Water

13 Aug

On the Environment Day on Saturday, many functions were organized across the city, to discuss increasing pollution. It was told that in this scientific era industrial progress, weapon rivalry and sound have polluted the Environment. To make Earth green is very important to free the environment from pollution. Along with it, oath to cleanse the sacred Ganga was taken by dozens of leaders.

On the Environment Day Merchant Chamber and Panchayat Raj Seva Parishad, became active, wherein, Leaders of the villages on the bank of river Ganga, Priests, Fishermen and Divers took part. National organizer of water community Arun Tiwari told that Vedas and Scriptures also give a message for keeping Earth green. To cleanse Ganga, mineral water culture should go. Astrologer Ramesh Chintak, Keshav Panda, Kirthi Shankar Avasthi, Aravinda Tripati were felicitated. Singers spread the awareness of Environment through songs. Deputy Director of Panchayati Raj, Ramachndra thanked one and all. District Children Welfare committee organized a rally propagating message of Environmental safety.

Here, Haribhahu Khandekar, Bolanath Shukla, Girdhar Lal Maheshwari, Mohit Barua, Dharmendra Roy and others were present. Govindanagar Vidhanasabha Constituency Congress workers planted 51 plants in ward-6. Legislators Anab Kapur, Kamal Yadav, Ambuj Shukla, Shyam Gupta, Jayaprakash, Dara Singh, Soni Valmiki and others were present. In Kanpur Workers’ Union function Arvind Raj Swaroop, Omprakash Anand, Ramprasad Kanaujiya, Neeraj Yadav and others were present. In Hanumanth Bihar Naubasth, Jan Vikas Parishad organized a seminar on ‘Importance of Environment in Human Life’. D.N. Malviya, K.P. Tiwari, Shailendra Dwivedi, Usha Kiran Singh, Lalit Srivatsav were there.

And in Sarvodaya Nagar workers’ office 101 trees were planted. Worker Sitaram Meena, and Worker Pankaj Kumar, Pradeep Shreevatsav, Sriram Singh, and Damodar Singh, Chandramani Lal Maurya, Rakesh Kumar and others invited to plant trees in every house. In the seminar on environment, it was told that gas released by generator, TV, fridge, AC, are damaging Ozone layer. It is very important to stop this. Shrikrishna Dixit, Pramod Pandey, Madhuri Shukla, Vivek Mitra and others were present. Employees of City Development Committee planted trees in the parks of southern area.

President Bhupesh Avasthi, Sarvesh Dube told that it is necessary to plant trees in the parks. Plants were also planted in Commercial tax offices. Additional Commissioner Eshwari Prasad, S.P. Varma, B.D. Dwivedi, Shyamnarayan Shukla, Devarshi Dube, Vinod Dixit and others planted trees. NCC Cadets, by taking out a rally from Phoolbhag to Sarasaiyya Ghat, created awareness of Environment. Cadets invited to clear pollution in River Ganga. On behalf of KDA trees were planted in Village poor people housing scheme. Vice President Ramaswarup, Legislator Shakuntala Gautam, Chief Engineer S.P.S. Raghav, Dharmapal, C.P. Tripati, and S.C. Varma were present.

In the seminar organized by Social Service Department, people were advised to plant trees. V.K. Tiwari, ashok Singh Patel, Dhaneerao Boudh, Gorakh Prasad, D. Malik and others of Pollution Control Board addressed the seminar. After planting trees in the existing Tulasivan of Motijheel, the City Commissioner R. Vikram Singh, told to make the city green. A2Z Infrastructure Private Company organized the programme. Here, on behalf of A2Z Infrastructure Joint Managing Director Rajneesh Mehra, Amit Agarwal, CEO, K.S.V. Nayar and others planted trees.