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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.  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 MW 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 indigenous 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. On this occasion, the municipal commissioner of Kanpur city Mr R Vikram Singh said that Kanpur occupies a place amongst the top 10 most sanitised cities in the country as per the Ministry of Urban Development. He said that he was proud of this fact and he believed that in coming years 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 revolution brought in the technology by the A2Z company is gainfully utilised.

Earlier in October 2009, A2Z Infrastructure had done processing and disposal of the solid waste. Currently, it processes 1,500 MT of Municipal solid waste generated daily by population of 31,16,263 in the city. This project has greatly contributed to the reduction of Green House Gas Pollution by eliminating the production of Methane gas at the land-fill site. The entire project strictly complies with the stringent requirements of 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 under the brand name Vasundhara daily form the municipal solid waste. Largest quantity of compost is produced from the solid waste by the leading MSW player in the country. The quality of the compost produced is as per the standards set by FCO (Fertiliser Control Order) Amendment 2009.

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

13 Aug

With a view to protect the environment and effective disposal of the solid waste, Kanpur Municipal Corporation has allotted this 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.

In a joint press conference organised by the company and the Kanpur Municipal Corporation it was announced by the company 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.

Garbage removal trial from 1st August.

13 Aug

From the 1st August, in one zone (12-14 ward) of city of Kanpur, door-to-door garbage collection will be started. By 15th of august this system will be implemented in the entire city. A2Z Infrastructure Private Limited will collect fees from the houses and shops and exchange it with City Corporation towards expenses for vehicles and other things.

With the start of this project, Garbage Management bill amount will be halved for the City Corporation. A2Z Project Head K.S.V. Nayar told that in due course, it is will be attempted to gradually make it zero.

Under JNNURM, at Panaki BhauSingh he told the newspaper correspondents that, in this plot of 46 acres of the Waste Management construction site, not a single drop of water will be wasted. Rain water will also be recycled and used to make manure. Survey will be carried out for door-to-door waste collection. Vehicles are being bought.

Under the new system, 1500 tons of garbage generated by the city will be segregated into different categories. Out of this, 40% will be used for fuel and electricity, 15% for manure, 5% for plastic manufacture and five to 10 percent will be used for bricks and tiles making. Remaining wastage mixed with earth will be buried in the ground.

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.

A2Z Infrastructure’s Garbage based Power plant, by March.

13 Aug

Kolkata: A2Z Infrastructures has announced Country’s first ever City Corporation Waste Management Plant. In this plant, there is provision for electricity generation too. It is told about this plant that whatever fuel needed to run the plant, will be mostly garbage based. This fuel known as RDF is known as a better alternative to coal. Plant will be ready by next year March. Then the electricity production will also take place there. It is informed that the electricity generation capacity will be 15 MW for this plant, which is being installed for the first time for disposal of garbage produced within the municipal corporation limits of Kanpur. A2Z will sell this electricity to state government. In this scheme of the company, the chances of cleanliness in Kanpur corporation limits will also be greatly enhanced.  Corporation Municipal Commissioner R. Vikram Singh told that by next year city cleanliness status will be far better. It is worth noting that Kanpur city is accepted as one of the top 10 clean cities of the country by Government of India.

Farmers will get freedom from chemical fertilizers.

13 Aug

Kanpur City Corporation will use 1500 metric tons of garbage to make manure. By this, not only garbage disposal problem is reduced but farmers will also be freed from chemical fertilizers. To implement this officially, a meeting headed by City Commissioner R. Vikram Singh took place, in which apart from City Commissioner, other prominent persons were R.N. Goyal of PMC&DS Water Corporation and Rajneesh Mehra and Amit Agarwal, CEO of Water Harvester.

Minimum 5 trees will be planted in each ward

13 Aug

Resolution of City Corporation on The Environment Day

NCC Cadets taking out an awareness rally on The Environment Day and Bharatiya Dalit Panther President Dhanirao Baudh and RSP President Chowdhary Ziaul Islam, planting trees.


Kanpur, 5 June:

To make the city pollution free, today on the occasion of The Environment day, in Tulasi Upavan, Motijheel, Kanpur City Commissioner R. Vikram Singh appealed to the people to render special efforts to protect environment by planting trees,.

Today, he flagged off by showing the green flag to the mini trucks of pollution eradicating company A2Z Infrastructure for  the puirpose of distributing plants for tree plantation in all 110 wards,.

Through this company and eeforts of the city Corporation, tree planting work will be carried out, wherein minimum 5 trees will be planted in each ward. Dr Rajnish Mehra of the company siad that National Urban Health Policies are framed to make Indian Cities and towns, healthy with good environment and livable. In the 11th Five Year Plan, it is intended to make Cities hundred percent clean.

By making people aware through tree plantation by A2Z mini trucks, a programme of question and answer pertaining to Environment will also be organized, and prizes will be distributed to the persons who give correct answer. On this occasiio all the employees of the company and City Corporation were present. On the other hand, Environment related many different programmes were organized by various organizations, wherein Panchayat Raj Seva Parishad, Kanpur (UP), conducted one day zonal workshop on ‘Save Ganga’ and water conservation with Leaders, Priests, Boatmen, Fishermen and Divers, where it was decided to take care of conservation of rivers, lakes and ponds. On the eoccasion of World Environment Day, planting a Neem tree in Jawahar Nagar, a seminar was organized through Environment Protection Agency and Vishwa Bharati Development Agency. By planting a Tulsi plant, Dr. Hemanth Mohan inaugurated the seminar. Talking in the seminar, the seminar President Krishna Dixit (BadeJi) told that by celebrating Environment day all over the world,  people will take oath to stop pollution on this Environment Day, but the way the enviroment is polluted, it is necessary to observe Environment Day, every day.

Yogacharya Jyoti Baba of Yog Jyoti India, presented the play “Pranayama Kelkahoi” and hailed Environmental protection and awareness amongst people. On this Environment day, a seminar on Environment was organized by Merchant Chamber.

Dhaniram Baudh of Bharatiya Dalit Panther and National President of Rashtriya Samajwadi Party Chodhary Ziaul Islam, organized a seminar in Makarrabatganj Settlement Park, by planting a tree, where, tips to save environment were shared. On the occasion of Environment day organized by Social welfare Department, Dhaniram Baudh honored the famous social worker and Parashuram Foundation President Shri B.N. Sharma, by giving a cheque for `11,000.