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JKPCC hosts Interactive Workshop on “Technological Options for Waste Management”

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JAMMU: A day-long interactive workshop on “Technological Options for Waste Management (Solid Waste, Dairy Waste and Poultry Waste) was held on Thursday.

The workshop was held in the conference Hall of Jammu and Kashmir Pollution Control Committee (PCC).

The objective of the workshop was to have an interaction with concerned stakeholders and share various technological options available for waste management in J&K including Solid Waste, Dairy Waste and Poultry Waste and to have a common platform for discussion among the regulators and implementing agencies to ensure implementation of the respective Rules and guidelines and National Green Tribunal directions for waste management.

Chairperson JKPCC Dr. Neelu Gera graced the occasion as the chief guest on the occasion.

Regional Director JKPCC Sat Paul welcomed all the participants and briefed about the objective of the interactive workshop.

Chairperson JKPCC in her address stressed upon adopting innovative waste to energy ideas to ensure efficient management of specific types of waste in accordance with standard norms laid under relevant Rules and Guidelines notified by CPCB and directions issued by Hon’ble NGT from time to time and stressed for an integrated approach towards waste management by all ULBs as well as Village Panchayats in letter and spirit.

Member Secretary JKPCC K. Ramesh Kumar informed the gathering that decentralized waste management specifically for wet waste, dairy and poultry waste should be preferred over transportation of such waste to waste processing facilities to promote Source Waste Management and  Community Waste Management by involving self help groups and NGOs.

Zonal Manager North India Maple Orgtech India Ltd Kolkata Roop Krishan Shukla gave a detailed presentation regarding use of Effective Microbes technology for Source Waste Management in a scientific manner  including Wet Waste and legacy Waste.

Environmental Consultant MD Layers Enviro and Organics Noida Anil Kapoor briefed about the use of Bio-Organic solution for treatment of Wet waste and Bioremediation.

The Founder and Managing Director Bansi Gau Dham Uttarakhand Neeraj Choudhary gave a detailed overview regarding waste to wealth and employment generation while managing cattle dung.

Divisional Officer JKPCC, Jammu (south) Arshad Malik presented vote of thanks.

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