Landfill site project to be inaugurated on Feb 8 in Vadodara

Last Updated: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 21:03

Vadodara: The first phase of Rs 30.98 crore
Landfill site project approved under JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru
National Urban Rural Mission), will be inaugurated on February
8, Municipal Commissioner Vadodara Mahanagar Sewa Sadan (VMSS)
Manoj Kumar Das said.

The project would come up in the Makarpura–Jambuva
locality on the outskirts of the city, he said.

"The approved cost of detailed project report (DIPR) is
Rs 30.98 crore that includes Development of Landfill Phase I,
procurement of basic tools and machinery, construction of
transfer station and Closer of Existing dumpsite at Vadsar,"
Das said.

The Project was titled `Design Development and
Maintenance of Scientific Landfill` was under taken per MSW
(management of Solid Waste) rule 2000.

Regarding the concept behind it Das said, "Disposal of
residual solid wastes on land, in a facility designed with
protective measures against pollution of ground water, surface
water and air fugitive dust, wind-blown litter, bad odour,
fire hazard, bird menace, pests or rodents, greenhouse gas
emissions, slope instability and erosion for Vadodara city is
taken up under JnNURM scheme."

About 25 hectare land is allotted for scientific landfill
facility in at Makarpura – Jamba area of the city, Das said,
adding capital cost of the first phase of the project was Rs
1360.50 lakh.

"As it is an environmental project, the framework is done
in such a manner that post-closer maintenance of landfill site
for 15 years is also responsibility of agency. Six tube wells
in the periphery of landfill are constructed to check the
Ground Water quality periodically, Das said

All other infrastructure like Water supply, Street
Light, Road and compound wall are developed, he added.

Construction of additional processing plant adjacent to
new landfill site having capacity of 300 MT/day based on
integrated Processing Technology is developed, with the
intention to minimize waste load on the landfill site and to
increase the life span of the landfill site thereby.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 21:03

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