Essel to take city garbage to Jabalpur waste-to-energy plant ?

Essel to take city garbage to Jabalpur waste-to-energy plant ?

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) Waste to Energy Project private operator — Noida-based Essel Infraprojects Private Ltd — is planning to take the city’s garbage to its Jabalpur-based waste to energy plant to make the project there viable. The plan has once again raised doubts whether the company, which is in news for financial crisis, will develop the city’s project or not.

NMC had entered into an agreement with a consortium of two companies — Essel Infraprojects and Japan-based Hitachi Zosan India Private Ltd — on May 4, 2017 to develop Rs218 crore Waste to Energy Project at Bhandewadi dumping yard. Essel Infraprojects is the lead partner. NMC had allotted 10 acres to the company for the project.

The company had shifted garbage from six of the 10 acre land in last year as preparation for the project. It also opened an office at the site. However, after Essel Infraprojects faced a financial crisis, the company did nothing about the project. It had even shut down its site office. Read More

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