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Essel Group unit invested Rs 100 crore in waste-to-energy plant at Tamil Nadu

Two subsidiaries of Essel Infraprojects Ltd, Essel Pallavapuram and Tambaram MSW Pvt Ltd, bagged the contract from Pallavaram Municipality for this project.

Two subsidiaries of Essel Infraprojects Ltd, Essel Pallavapuram and Tambaram MSW Pvt Ltd, bagged the contract from Pallavaram Municipality for this project.

In an official statement, the officials of Essel Infraprojects Ltd said, “The waste-to-energy plan in Vengadamangalam (near Chennai) has been set up on design, build, operate and transfer basis and would treat 300 tonnes of municipal solid waste per day.”

The CEO of Essel Infraprojects Ltd, Ashok Agarwal said, “Essel Infra is pleased to associate with Government of Tamil Nadu in setting up the first state-of-the-art waste to energy plant. We are today, India’s largest MSW Company with eight projects in waste to energy segment.”

Apart from Tamil Nadu, Essel Infraprojects Ltd has MSW projects in Amritsar, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, Ranchi, and Surat.

Essel Group is a conglomerate company of media (Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Zee Media Corporation Ltd. etc); Technology (Dish TV, Siti Cable etc); Entertainments (ETC Networks, Essel Sports, Asian Sky Shops etc); Packaging (Essel Propack); Precious Metal (Shirpur Gold Refinery Ltd) Education (KidZee, Zee Institute of Media arts, ZeeQ etc) and Charity (Ekal Vidyalaya, Global Vipassana Foundation etc).

The organisation was founded back in the year 1976 under the supervision of Subhash Chandra, who is the current Chairman of the Conglomerate. With the motto of “Faith in Innovation and Organized Growth”, Essel Group has managed an employee base of more than 8,000 individuals.