Jindal Infrastructure, Transportation and Fabrication (ITF), part of the $18 billion O. P. Jindal Group has bagged the award for excellence in Solid Waste Management 2013 in the best companies category.

The award for excellence in solid waste management was launched in 2010 along with the international symposium on solid waste management. In the first edition, two categories were introduced ‘company’ and municipal body to recognise outstanding achievements by them, a new category ‘NGO’ had been added in the second edition.

Indresh Batra, managing director Jindal ITF said, “solid waste management solutions are much needed to manage the growing problem of municipal solid waste faced by burgeoning metropolises and towns. Innovative, scientific and sustainable solutions such as waste to power as implemented in our Timarpur Okhla plant in Delhi are the way forward in combating this problem.

“This award strengthens the company’s commitment to invest in the sustainable scientific methods to manage municipal solid waste and galvanizes forces that are working relentlessly towards promoting and using green technologies that help bring down CO2 emissions, combat contamination of ground water and reduce pressure on limited resources like land and water,” he added.

Timarpur Okhla Waste Management project is CDM registered with United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for earning carbon credits.

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