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Army sets up waste management complex

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Jammu, Oct 05: The Army Friday set up a waste management complex on the outskirts of the city to make Nagrota Military station “a clean and green formation”.

Nagrota Military Station lies outsides the municipal limits of Jammu and municipal corporation services are not available for disposal of waste generated in Nagrota garrison.

The waste was being dumped in an open landfill area near Kore Jagir, a Defence Spokesman said.

General officer Commanding (GoC), White knight Corps,  Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh inaugurated the complex which has a waste segregation facility.

Organic waste is put through newly installed automatic composting machine which converts the waste into vermicompost that can be used for gardens and parks of Nagrota Military Station, the Spokesman said.

The inorganic waste is processed into a fuel-free dry waste management system to reduce waste into ash which can also be used as a fertilizer, he said.

There is also a heavy duty incinerator to reduce medical and other waste products into ash, spokesman said.

Nagrota Military Station had recently banned use of plastic in the station.

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