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Planning Workshop on SEIP Project in Patparganj Industrial Area, Delhi

September 1, 2016; Delhi

A Planning Workshop on SEIP Project Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production) was successfully organised in the Patparganj Industrial Area in on 1st September 2016 to finalise the activities, tasks, timelines and roles for the project. The participants of the workshop were key representatives from the Patparganj F.I.E. Entrepreneurs Association (PFEA), industry representatives from the Patparganj Industrial Area, the DSIIDC (Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited), and GIZ.

With some 30 participants, the planning workshop had very active discussions. The activities decided to be taken up specific to Patparganj Industrial Area mainly are related to:

  • Wastewater management (treatment – ETPs/CETP/STPs, recycle/ruse/ZLD, improvement sin conveyance systems, improvements in stormwater management, online/continuous monitoring systems, skills development of operators of ETPs)
  • Improvements in individual industries (automobile service stations, electroplating etc.)
  • Environmental drives (waste dumps removal, awareness to vendors etc.)
  • Industrial area improvement (management structure, GIS database, retrofitting plan, public toilets, parking facilities etc.) 

A Project Advisory Committee would be set up to monitor, review and advise the project. In addition three “Facilitation Teams” would be set up for each of, a) water pollution reduction, b) pollution reduction and resource efficiency in individual industries, c) environmental drives. The Project Advisory Committee and the Facilitation Teams will meet every month.

In his concluding remarks, Mr. Sanjay Gaur, President of the industries association PFEA said that he was happy that the issues of Patparganj Industrial Area were discussed and planned so comprehensively, and he said that if the same spirit continues, the Patparganj Industrial Area could definitely set a very good example for replication in other industrial areas.