On September 3, Mumbai’s first waste-to-energy plant was inaugurated at Haji Ali by guardian minister Aaditya Thackeray. This plant will produce electricity from around 2000 kilograms of waste. In addition to this, Thackeray also performed the bhoomi pujan or groundbreaking ritual for the construction of a viewing deck named ‘Darshak Gallery’, to be built on the stormwater drainage at Girgaun Tambe Chowk. The deck will offer breathtaking views of the Arabian sea. Thackeray said that a similar audience gallery is being set up at Dadar too. Read on to know more.
Mumbai Gets Its First Waste-To-Energy Plant At Haji Ali
Every day, the waste-to-energy park will generate around 250-300 units of power which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will utilise for electrifying public parks. The construction of the plant took place with corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds. As stated by BMC, the plant will assist in partial savings in municipal electricity expenses and will also save waste transportation costs.
Audience Gallery To Come Up At Girgaon Tambe Chowk With Views Of The Arabian Sea
A spectacular viewing deck will come up off the Arabian Sea at Girgaun Chowpatty and the authority is aiming to complete constructing it in four months. Aaditya Thackeray performed the groundbreaking ritual of this viewer gallery. Taking to Facebook, he wrote, “Bhumipujan was done today for the viewer gallery which is being built on the storm water drainage at Girgaon Tambe Chowk. This viewer gallery (as shown in the resolution) will be completed in 4 months and open to all. A similar audience gallery is being set up at Dadar for the leisure of Mumbaikars.”
“The deck (as shown in the artist’s impression) will come up in 4 months and will be open as an urban space for all. A similar one is coming up in Dadar”, added Thakeray. Meanwhile, IRCTC Has Rolled Out Cruise Booking Services From Mumbai To Goa, Diu, Kochi And Lakshadweep.