LWMC planning to setup ‘Waste to Energy’ plant


LAHORE: Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) is planning to setup a Waste to Energy (WTE) plant at first ever modern sanitary landfill site in Lahore with the help of an international firm.

LWMC spokesman told APP on Thursday that the proposed project was under initial stage and discussion for the installation of plant with several international companies  was underway.

“However, the sanitary landfill site has been developed which is the basic requirement for a power plant,” he said.

He informed that the proposed plant would be of 40 MW capacity and would bring into use around 2000 tons of MSW.

The international company will be responsible for operation of the plant as Independent Power Producer (IPP), whereas LWMC will be responsible for provision of waste,”  the LWMC spokesman said.

An agreement for supply of MSW will be signed between LWMC and the selected international company.

The spokesman said that the WTE project of LWMC included planning to generate bio-gas by using animal waste particularly cow dung in areas having animals in abundance.

Nishtar-II to be inaugurated this year: CM

MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday announced to open 2000-bed Nishtar-II project during the current year.

Addressing a ceremony in connection with Multan Integrated Feeder Bus Service here at circuit house, he said that Nishtar hospital was over-burdened and that’s why the government had decided to launch another big health project for people pf South Punjab in Multan.

He informed that they were launching Hepatitis filter clinics worth billion of rupees in Punjab to eradicate the disease, adding that he would get Hepatitis filter clinics completed in Multan and Shujabad within four or five months.