Fly-ash cluster will generate more employment: Bawankule

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Aug 2017 09:16:34


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In order to reduce carbon from industries based on cement and kiln, maximum stress will be given on the usage of fly-ash. By December 2017, fly ash cluster will be developed at Koradi and Khaparkheda which will generate more employment, said Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Maharashtra Minister for Energy and Nagpur District Guardian Minister.

He was speaking at the bhoomipujan of the Fly-ash Cluster at Waregaon (Khaparkheda) and Fly-ash Incubation and Skill Development Centre, Koradi. Present on the occasion were Krupal Tumane, MP, Krishna Khopde, MLA, advocate Sulekha Kumbhare, Shyam Wardhane, Managing Director of MAHAGENCO, Dr Dipak Mhaisekar, Chairman of NIT, Chandrakant Thotwe, Director of MAHANIRMITI, Vikas Jaidev, Santosh Amberkar, Vinod Bondre, Working Director, Kailash Chirutkar, Anil Nandanwar, Raju Burade, Sudhir Paliwal, Director, Anil Palamwar, Kiran Mathurkar, CEO, Kavita Adamane, Sarpanch of Khairi, Archana Maind, Sarpanch of Koradi, Anita Murodia, Sarpanch of Khaparkheda, Archana Diwane, Deputy Sarpanch of Koradi and others.State Government has framed a policy for fly-ash which is being appreciated by the Centre Government.

The same will be applicable throughout the country. MAHAGENCO should make adequate usage of land available and give boost to industries. It should plant 5 lakh saplings and develop bamboo gardens.
In order to increase the utilisation of ash, it should ink pact with cement companies, the Minister suggested.

He said that in the fly-ash cluster project, it would be mandatory to recruit local candidates. These candidates should be given training in the Skill Development Training Centre. Those who are into pottery business, they would be given skill development training.

He also said that those who are working on contract basis, 12,000 dwelling units would be made available to them. In this regard, MAHAGENCO should make proper planning for the contractors. The programme was conducted by Milind Rahatgaonkar and Abhay Harne, Chief Engineer proposed the vote of thanks.