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Eco-friendly treatment of city garbage and agriculture waste through production of CompostMore
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Karnataka Compost Development Corporation is involved in Eco-friendly treatment of city garbage and agriculture waste through production of Compost based organic manure and vermin compost.
Karnataka Compost Development Corporation is involved in Eco-friendly treatment of city garbage and agriculture waste through production of Compost based organic manure and Vermi compost. This Corporation was established in 1975 as one among thirteen such plants in India based on World Health Organizations technology as per the directions of Government of India to 22 States in accordance with the recommendation of Shri Sivaraman Committee constituted on the subject. This is the only plant running successfully unlike other twelve plants, which closed down their operations within one year due to unsuitability of technology to Indian un-segregated garbage conditions and lack of economic viability. This Corporation has become successful because of adoption of indigenous, simple low cost maintenance technology, which is found to be commercially viable. It was set up in 29.00 Acres area.
This Corporation is floated by Karnataka Agro Industries Corporation, Bruth Bangalore Mahanagara Palike and Karnataka State Co-operative Marketing Federation Limited with 52%, 24.0% and 24.0% shares respectively.
Government in its order No A E 491 MSY 2014 dated 26-08-2014 constituted an Empowered Committee with Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka as Chairman for setting up of nine MSW processing centre with Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Ltd as a Nodal Agency. Out of Rs.270 crore provided for setting up of nine units, Rs.34 crore has been earmarked for setting up of 500 TPD plant in the premises of KCDC for which BBMP has drawn up a detailed master plan like Construction of High roof shed to carry out in-house process to avoid the birds, flies and to control the smell and odor. Further Company has proposed the Government of Karnataka for allocate budgetary support to KCDC and submitted DPR for sanctioning Rs.600 crore amount for expansion of KCDC all ULB’s in Karnataka.More