NAFED to develop ISWM facility in Jammu

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha has approved the establishment of an integrated solid waste management project by the National Agriculture Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED).

The Jammu Municipal Corporation will sign an agreement with NAFED to set up a 350 MT capacity integrated solid waste management (ISWM) plant along with an ancillary bio-CNG generating plant and bio-landfill at Kot Bhalwal area in the outskirts of the city, a spokesperson said.

He said the estimated cost of the project is Rs 74.41 and the timeline in two years. According to the terms of the agreement, JMC will contribute Rs 20 crore towards project execution and will have a share in 50 per cent profit on returns above 20 per cent of equity investment, the spokesperson said.

As reported earlier by, this is part of the Jammu Municipal Corporation’s broader effort to streamline waste management in the city.

You can view the full interview of Jammu Municipal Commissioner Ms Avny Lavasa here.

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