Eco- Friendly cremation at 4 more ghats

Image result for Eco- Friendly cremation at 4 more ghatsThe Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has started eco-friendly cremation at four additional crematoria — Mokshadham, Sahakar Nagar, Manewada and Gangabai ghat — and created fuel chargeable on the lines of Ambazari ghat. NMC, that pioneered the idea over four years past, remains the sole civic body within the country to encourage eco-friendly cremation during a big way. Municipal commissioner Abhijit Bangar had approved the used of agro-waste briquettes at four additional crematoria few days past. At the identical time, fuel use was created chargeable at the rate of Rs2,530 per incineration at these ghats. In 2015, the NMC had set to switch fuel with agro-waste briquettes and LPG in the least 16 crematoria during a phased manner. The idea was planned and launched by the then-mayor Pravin Datke in association with city-based organization Eco-Friendly Living Foundation led by Vijay Limaye and Vivek Phadke. it had been enforced at Ambazari ghat on June 5, 2015. Datke aforesaid the idea can become a job model for the whole country within the coming back days. “Use of fuel for cremation can come back to a finish. it’s eco-friendly as agro-waste used for creating briquette is otherwise burned by farmers, who currently can get various revenue supply with this product. it’s a win-win scenario for all. folks have extended cooperation to the idea,” he said. Datke needs the NMC to make sure there are not any issues in the supply of agro-waste briquettes, LPG to crematoria. “Hopefully, mayor Sandip Joshi can extend this project to any or all crematoria and build it additional successful,” he said. Limaye aforesaid he’s grateful to the NMC for usurping the initiative. He aims to prevent fuel use all told crematoria. “Eco-friendly incineration could be a massive hit at Ambazari ghat as over 2,500 cremations are through with the idea for the last four years. Over 200 cremations are done using agro-waste briquettes at the four ghats wherever the initiative was launched a few days past. Cities like Bombay, Nashik, Indore, Sangli, and Khargone in MP have launched eco-friendly incineration on a pilot basis,” he said. Limaye additional that this may conjointly facilitate NMC cut price. “Agro-waste briquette is formed of stems, branches, leaves likewise as a husk of agriculture product that otherwise is burned by farmers. only a few quanta of cow dung cake is needed alongside briquet. there’s no issue of accessibility,” he said. Of the four above-named crematoria, 3 are nevertheless to start LPG/diesel-based cremation. Mokshadham has diesel-based incineration facility. The LPG-based system is put in and sure to be operational at Sahakar Nagar and Manewada shortly. Construction of this technique at Gangabai ghat is nevertheless to start.

Cost-saving system
* Agro-waste briquet | manufactured using stem, branches, leaves, and husk of cotton, soybean, and different crops
* feasibility | using briquette price is Rs2,125 per cremation whereas with fuel it’s Rs2,530 per cremation. LPG-based incineration cheaper than the 2 systems
* availability | several industries in and around the town manufacture briquettes in massive quantities. it’s on the market all told seasons. drawback to some extent solely in season
*Advantages | Reducing fuel use means that saving trees and edge pollution. using briquet, junk cakes, and CNG means that creating best from waste and providing various revenue supply to farmers who otherwise burn agro-waste

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