Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), through its CSR&SD initiatives, has been undertaking projects for improving the quality of life of the society at large since 2010. PFC’s CSR activities span a wide range of areas from Education to Sanitation and Renewable Energy to Healthcare across different parts of India.
In continuation of its efforts towards sustainable future, PFChas signed aMoA with South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) for setting up of a CNG crematorium in Delhi under its CSR initiatives.Under this project total 4 CNG crematoria will be built at Dwarka Sector 24 and Subhash Nagar, Delhi with financial assistance of Rs 4.55 Cr from PFC.
The Memorandum of Agreement was signed during ongoing observance of SwachhataPakwadaat Civic centre, MCD office Delhi, in the presence of ShriNarendraChawla, Hon’ble Mayor – SDMC, Ms. Shikha Rai, Chairperson, Standing Committee, SDMC, Dr Puneet Goel IAS, Commissioner – SDMC and Shri Rajeev Sharma CMD – PFC. Directors and Sr officials of PFC and SDMC also graced the occasion.
Traditional Cremation process in India consumes lot of fuel wood. Cremation process is also associated with Environmental problems like Air and Water (River) pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The proposed CNG crematorium would save the environment from degradation and bolster PFC’s efforts towards Climate Change.
Earlier, in the morning in an event under SwachataPakhwada, Secretary (Power) inaugurated Composter Machine installed by PFC at KalkajiMandir. CMD PFC, Chairman SDMC and other senior officials graced the occasion. Composter Machine under controlled process of conversion of organic materials into compost would help in waste management and environment improvement around KalkajiMandir.