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Nagaland gets its first Solid Waste Management Facility


 

Costing Rs. 48.04 crores with loan assistance from the Asian Development Bank, Nagaland received its first Solid Waste Management Facility in Kohima, situated at Lerie. The facility which is said to be a first of its kind in the North East was inaugurated and commissioned on February 11, 2016 with Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang as the Chief Guest and S.I. Jamir, Advisor, Urban Development as the Guest of Honor.

                                                       

The project was taken up as a part of the North Eastern Regional Capital Cities Development Investment Program of Government of India through the Ministry of Urban Development with State Investment Program Management Implementation Unit Nagaland as the Implementing Agency.

 

The facility includes a compost plant able to generate manure at 50 tons/day from the biodegradable garbage, vehicle garages, a 42000 cubic meter capacity sanitary landfill cell, facility to develop two more sanitary landfill cells in future, treatment plant to handle 75000 litters of leachate, electrical substation and diesel generator back up, rain water harvesting tank etc. It further includes vehicles/equipments including tractor mounted excavators with dozing attachment, backhoe with front end loader, vibratory roller, skid roller and tipper truck etc.

  

Source: MExN