Haryana Government is setting up a project in Karnal in which CNG would be produced through garbage and other waste, and CNG would be used to generate electricity.

Chandigarh, Jan 5 – Haryana Government is setting up a project in Karnal in which CNG would be produced through garbage and other waste, and CNG would be used to generate electricity. The setting up of this project would solve the problem of stubble burning and would also be beneficial in management of waste of shelter house, Municipal Corporation, horticulture and dung.
        A sum of Rs one crore has been spent on this project by the Municipal Corporation, Karnal and it would start functioning from January 15, 2018. This is a unique project in the country and such project would also be started in other district of the state.
        About 10 lakh tonnes of crop stubble is burnt every year which is a big issue for the environment. With a view to deal with this issue, the State Government has started this project which would produce about 50,000 tonnes of CNG and about two lakh tonnes of bio fertiliser. 
This project would generate 1,000 kg gas, 2,000 kg bio fertiliser and 3,000 units of electricity every day which would be utilised by the Municipal Corporation in different areas.
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 The Haryana Government plans to tap to the maximum Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of corporate houses to serve the ends of social justice by furthering the cause of several of its welfare schemes.  

Chandigarh, Jan 5–The Haryana Government plans to tap to the maximum Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of corporate houses to serve the ends of social justice by furthering the cause of several of its welfare schemes.  

To begin with, 21 top companies in private and public sector would be identified for this purpose. The responsibility of establishing liaison with them will be entrusted to 21 senior officers who would be provided institutional support by the Haryana Financial Corporation. 
            This was disclosed at a meeting held here today under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, to coordinate and liaise with various stakeholders for maximum mobilization of CSR funds for the benefit of general public. 
            The Chief Minister asked the officers to list department-wise works which could be undertaken with the help of CSR funds. The officers would also convene a meeting before January 31 with companies which are being identified. These companies would be requested to set priorities for spending their CSR funds.

         The money could be utilized to fund various state government-run skill development programmes, Kanya Kosh Fund, Sweh Prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana, development of native villages and others activities. 
            This should help tap lot of locked-up money and channelized it into development programmes of the state government. Apart from top companies, banks too would be requested to spend their CSR funds on various development activities in the state.
            Those present at the meeting included the Chief Secretary, Mr D.S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary to CM, Mr Rajesh Khullar, Chairman Hafed, Mr Harvinder Kalyan, MLAs Mrs Seema Trikha and Dr Kamal Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary Finance, Mr P. Raghvendra Rao, Additional Chief Secretary Excise and Taxation Mr Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary, Mrs Dheera Khandelwal, Principal Secretary, Monitoring and Coordination, Mr T.C. Gupta, Principal Secretary, Town and Country Planning, Mr Arun Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary, Irrigation, Mr Anurag Rastogi, Principal Secretary, Industries, Mr Sudhir Rajpal, and other senior officers

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A meeting of High-Powered Purchase Committee headed by Chairman-cum-Managing  Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam  and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Mr Shatrujeet Kapur that held in Panchkula, today decided to initiate projects Rs 43.67 crores under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana.

Chandigarh, January 5- A meeting of High-Powered Purchase Committee headed by Chairman-cum-Managing  Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam  and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Mr Shatrujeet Kapur that held in Panchkula, today decided to initiate projects Rs 43.67 crores under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana.
          While giving this information today, a spokesman of the Nigam said that new 33 KV, High Tension and Low Tension lines would be laid in Yamunanagar, Panipat and Karnal districts along with replacing of old and damaged wires with AB cables. New transformers would be installed in various sub-stations and the capacity of existing transformers would also be increased. Apart from this, electricity connections would be issued to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and meters would be transferred, he added.
          He said that 217 new transformers would be installed in Yamunanagar district and capacity of 80 existing transformers would be increased. As many as 5,853 BPL connections would be issued and 6,333 meters would be transferred across the districts. In Karnal district, 749 new transformers and 32 high voltage transformers would be installed and the capacity of 15 existing transformers would be increased and 18 new transformers .