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Guwahati's Boragaon Dumpsite To Be Transformed Into Park, Says Ashok Singhal

The process has already begun with installation of machineries to process the waste, and the task will be completed in the next 36 months.

Guwahatis Boragaon Dumpsite To Be Transformed Into Park, Says Ashok Singhal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Jan 2023 8:35 AM GMT

GUWAHATI : GMDA Minister, Ashok Singhal informed that the state administration has decided to transform the Guwahati's Boragaon dumpsite into a park. It has been decided under the ongoing infrastructural development in the state.

Singhal stated that necessary initiatives has been taken into consideration and the task will be completed in a few years.

Furthermore, he informed that government has sanctioned an Administrative Approval of Rs 172.5 crore for the purpose of bio mining of waste in Paschim Boragaon.

The task has been assigned to a private company namely, M/S Zigma Global Environ Solutions Private Limited. The company has estimated a time duration if 36 months in completion of the process.

Currently, the needed machineries are being established in the area. For processing the old waste present in the spot, wind rows have been formed already. Singhal mentioned about 15 to 17 lakh tonnes of legacy waste that is going get processed and the land recovery will be done in 36 months.

Appropriate measures has been taken to dump the plastic found during the process. Non-biodegradable waste and plastics will be transferred to the cement factories in order to burn them down.

It has been noted that, the dumpsite is causing harm to the famous water spot, Deepor Beel in Guwahati. Birds and specific creatures have tolerated negative impacts due to this particular dumping site.

Huge loads of waste are deposited in the area every single day. Deepor beel is considered one of the most important habitat for migratory and aquatic birds.

Now that the government has taken up the task to give the spot a new transformation, it will be a sight of relief for the man and animal both.

Apart from this, Minister Ashok Singhal discussed about various issues and upcoming developments that will be soon taking place in the region.

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