Delhi: Special officer visits Ghazipur landfill site, apprised of December 2024 deadline to clear it

In the first after being seconded as a special officer of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Ashwani Kumar visited Gazipur landfill site and a waste-to-energy plant on Saturday and was informed of an action plan to clear the landfill by December 2024.

Kumar and Senior Secretary Naresh Kumar have been notified of the steps taken to control the fire incidents, site monitoring mechanism and intensify the old waste bio-mining/bio-processing operations from the current 4,000 MT to 9,000 MT per day by the end of June by replacing the low – high capacity machinery With high capacity trommel machines.

Kumar was informed that about 10.25 thousand metric tons of old waste has already been processed, regarding the decommissioning of the waste-to-energy plant in Gazipur and the steps being taken to stabilize the ramps.

“He was also informed that the management has prepared an action plan to clear the landfill by December 2024. The Chief Secretary directed all the officers to increase the biomining process and its disposal, strictly adhere to the action plan and direct the concessionaire to activate the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC),” said a senior official of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)

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