Prior to the inauguration of Vishnudas Bhave Auditorium, Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik performed the bhumipujan of the Waste Management project at the Turbhe dumping ground. Earlier in the day he also inaugurated the building built for the employees of the Fire brigade department on the day.
There were many fire fighters in Navi Mumbai who did not have a place to stay. NMMC however has provided a residential building for these workers in the Navi Mumbai fire brigade at Belapur. The building was inaugurated recently at the hands of Excise and Environment Minister Ganesh Naik.
Also present, NMMC Commissioner Vijay Nahata informed that around 32 families were given accommodation in this building.
Recycling the waste dumped at the Turbhe dumping ground, NMMC would soon be starting the most advanced method to recycle the waste and reuse it. The inauguration of the same was done at the hands of State Excise and Environment Minister Ganesh Naik. The dump would be recycled under a scientific method and would be used to generate power. Under this project which is estimated at Rs 60 crores, plastic would be recycled to produce diesel and kerosene and the wood would be used for fire which inturn would produce power. Also present during the inauguration ceremony was NMMC Commissioner Vijay Nahata, Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner Ramrao Wagh, NMMC Standing Committee Chairman Sandeep Naik and other NMMC officials.