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ITS NEARLY SIX MONTHS AND NMMC’S CARBON CREDIT PROJECT YET TO TAKE OFF

carban-cradit-1The much hyped carbon credit project of NMMC at the Turbhe dumping ground is yet to take off. NMMC City Engineer Mohan Dagaonkar pushed the buck of blame on monsoon. It maybe recalled that in April 2008, NMMC entered into an agreement with UK based company ECO SECURITY AND BIOGAS TECHNOLOGY to float what it claimed was the first carbon credit project of India at the Turbhe dumping ground. A ceremony with delegation from Australia marked the signing f the agreement. The project involved producing energy through the methane gas that would be released by processing the garbage, NMMC estimated a revenue of Rs 11 crore from the project. Take a look at what NMMC administration had to say during the signing ceremony. City Engineer Mohan Dagaonkar threw light on the project. However its been nearly six months and reportedly the project has not moved ahead even one bit. No points for guessing that NMMC is facing flak for the delay. City Engineer Mohan Dagaonkar says that they were helpless as the project could not be started sue to monsoon. This year is a very crucial year for NMMC to bring an end to several of its prestigious projects like Morbhe dam, Thane Belapur road and even this carbon credit project. The NMMC administration has faced a lot of criticism in these projects, it will be a test to ensure that all their tall promises do not fall short. With cameraperson Dyaneshwar Mali, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.

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