Bengaluru is soon going to get a state-of-the-art mega waste recycling park in Madhugiri on the lines of Seoul in South Korea. According to a report in The Hindu, the waste recycling park will be set up in 2000 acres of land in Madhugiri in Tumakuru district, located 120 kilometers from the city. It is expected to take at least six to eight months for completion.At a press conference in the city, Minister for Bengaluru City Development K J George said the Urban Development Department would be soon initiating the project along with Karnataka Industrial Development Board (KIADB) for getting the land through consent process. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Based on the opinion from KIADB, the Urban Development Department will obtain clearance from the State Cabinet after discussions with KIADB, George said. The entire garbage recycling treatment will be done in a scientific manner without affecting the environment and nearby villages in lines with the Seoul initiative.The proposed park is expected to be have high-rise compound walls and plenty of trees and will not be affecting the nearby areas, added the minister. A New Delhi-based firm has also come forward to set up waste treatment plants to generate power from waste in about 30 locations in Bengaluru.Meanwhile, a high-power committee of the State government will have a meeting with various companies on June 5 for setting up waste-to-energy plants the minister reportedly added.

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Bengaluru to get mega waste recycling park