State’s first bio-gas energy plant dedicated to public

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jan 2017 12:07:15

Staff Reporter,

Mayor Alok Sharma dedicated State’s first bio-gas energy generation plant constructed by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Bittan Market in the State capital on Monday. Alok Sharma dedicated the plant in the presence of MP Alok Sanjar, Local MLA Surendranath Singh, BMC chairman Surjeet Singh Chouhan.

Biomethanation-plant at Bittan Market has been established with the cost of Rs 6 lakh where 1 lakh unit electricity will be generated using bio-waste every year. It will also prepare 500 kg bio-fertilizer every day. This bio-gas plant will help in saving Rs 6 lakh per annum.

Mayor Alok Sharma addressing on the occasion said city government is committed to make the city clean, beautiful and developed and in this connection making continuous efforts. Mayor said that bio-gas plant is first of its kind in the State and also a step towards the imagination of making the capital city into smart city. Mayor said that the bio-gas plant in this area will help in waste disposal of restaurants situated in Arera Colony, Shahpura, Trilanga etc areas.
Mayor Sharma said the electricity produced through the bio-gas plant will be used to light the Bittan Market Haat and the fertilizer from it will be used in parks and nurseries of BMC. He said such plants will also be established at other parts of the city.

Local MLA Surendranath Singh addressing on the occasion said that, it is unique initiative of BMC in the direction of environment conservation and waste disposal and we are going to transform the city into smart city. MLA commended the efforts of Mayor Alok Sharma and said that the city is being developed continuously.

BMC additional commissioners including Chandramauli Shukla and MP Singh, Mayor In Council (MIC) member Manoj Choubey, Mahesh Makwana, Kewal Mishra, zonal chairman Babulal Yadav, local Corporator Pradyumn Monu Gohal, corporarors including Santosh
Uikey, Sushma Bavisa, Santosh Hirve and others were present on the occasion.