BBMP report to the NGT on Chikkanagamangala Municipal Waste Processing Plant
Brief noted by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in Original Application No. 608 of 2022 (In re News item published in Bangalore Mirror dated 18.08.2022 titled Nightmare sewage plant chokes nearby residents).
The Chikkanagamangala Municipal Waste Processing Plant of capacity 500 TPD is spread over on 15.3 acres of BBMP land at survey no.31, Shanthipura Panchayath, SarjapuraHobli, Anekal taluk, Bengaluru Urban district.
Borewell water samples of the neighbouring villages adjacent to plants have been tested and the parameters are found to be within the permissible limits. While processing the segregated wet waste into compost, process rejects are being generated from 35MM, 16MM & 4MM trommels.
The rejection from 16MM trommels are being lifted from the farmers to use as a fertiliser in their agriculture field at free of cost. Around 12800 MT of process rejects (+16mm) has been sent to farmers to the agricultural lands at free of cost, and inert/process rejects (+35mm). Approximately 4000 MT is being transported to Mitaganahalli landfill.
There is no existence of legacy processed rejects and also to ensure the waste received every day is also processed and also it is ensured.
The report informed the court that all efforts are being made to follow MSW Rules 2016 and BBMP is ready to accept and to implement any further suggestions made from the NGT and also to request to withdraw the Suo-Moto case filed against BBMP based on the news published in the newspaper.