Solid Waste Management plant operational at Kamakhya Temple

Last Modified: Sun Nov 13 2016 11:59:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • ? tonnes
    of solid waste generated at the temple each year.
  • 10 Nov 2016
    Start of operations of a solid waste management plant set up at the temple. The plant was set up as part of the Swachta Abhiyan pilot project and in keeping with the 5 point action plan drawn up by Kamakhya Devalaya Board together with the Department of Tourism and Guwahati Municipal Corporation.
  • ? tonnes
    of waste that will be processed by the plant.
  • Rs. ?
    Cost of setting up the plant. Funding was provided by Coal India Ltd. as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative.
  • ?
    estimated CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions reduction each year in addition to the improvement in cleanliness at the temple.
  • ?
    estimated amount saved by Guwahati Municipal Corporation in landfill and other costs.