North Delhi, 9 May. Mayor, Shri Jai Prakash today launched the project of manufacturing Fuel Blocks from cultivation refuse (Parali) & cow dung (Goparali) for the purpose of cremation in lieu of fuel wood at North DMC Cremation Ground Sector-26 Rohini Near Mahadev Chowk, Shahbad Dairy.
Mayor Shri Jai Prakash said that now North Delhi Municipal Corporation will use Fuel Blocks manufactured from cultivation refuse (Parali) & cow dung (Goparali) for the purpose of cremation in lieu of fuel wood for cremation of dead bodies in lieu of wood in the crematoriums under the jurisdiction of North DMC. He said that approximately 300-400 kg goparali per day will be manufactured here.
Shri Jai Prakash said that North DMC has setup this plant with NGO “The Family of Shirdi Sai Baba”. He said that this is first initiative of its kind by North Delhi Municipal Corporation in Delhi & NCR. He said that we will ask other NGOs running our Crematoriums to reduce reliability on wood and help in keeping the environment clean.
Shri Jai Prakash said that for the purpose such plants will be set-up in other cremation grounds run in public private partnership. He said that the use of goprali will reduce dependence on wood and will also help in environmental protection. He said that the use of goparali will help in eliminating the problem of parali burning and air pollution will also be reduced.