New Delhi, Jun 21 (PTI) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Tuesday approved a proposal to change land use of a plot in Narela for setting up a “first-of-its-kind” park in the city for management of electronic waste, officials said.
The decision was taken during a meeting of the Authority, the highest decision-making body of the DDA, chaired by Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena.
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The purpose of setting up e-waste management (eco park) is management of e-waste in Delhi through formal recycling, ensuring that all waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) is collected, stored, dismantled and recycled in an environmentally sound manner, the DDA said in a statement.
For proper management of e-waste, the Authority has given final approval for change of land use for a land measuring 8.50 ha (or 21 acres) from ‘Residential-RD’ to ‘Utility-U4’ for setting up the facility at Village Holambi Kalan, Zone P-I at Narela Sub-city, Delhi, it said.
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The activities in the park will target small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) clusters involved in e-waste recycling. This will be first-of-its-kind facility in Delhi, the DDA said.
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