During the concluding session of the three-day workshop on Thursday in which members of the Swedish delegation and the working group members of GVMC participated, Municipal Commissioner B. Ramanjaneyulu requested Sweden to provide the details of process technology together with men, machinery, material, and money required for the purpose of considering the possibility of sharing the technology with the existing system as well as the recently finalised proposals to hand over solid waste management (SWM) to Ramky Enviro Engineers.

He said a comparative study was necessary with the available ‘waste to energy' technologies being followed in the other parts of the country, such as Hyderabad, Pune, and Bangalore. A technical team of GVMC would be deputed shortly to these cities and also to Sweden to study and prepare the project report, he added.

In response, Ludvig Lindstrom of Swedish Energy Agency stated that they were prepared to provide all the process technology details and other necessary inputs to the GVMC technical team and also invited the Commissioner and his technical team members to Sweden for an on-the-site study of ‘waste to energy' operations in Sweden.

Details presented

Earlier, Additional Commissioner (projects) K. Ramesh presented details of series of discussions held between the working groups of GVMC, Sweden and CDIA during the workshop.

CPI(M) Floor Leader Botta Eswaramma, Additional Commissioner (Finance) K. Poornachandra Rao, and Chief Engineer B.Jayarami Reddy participated.

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