Steps taken to assess waste in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur
First time in three decades, Chennai Corporation along with IIT Madras come across to evaluate 50 lakh tones of waste in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur. This step helps in working upon environmental damage to the areas. IIT Madras will do analyses on the basis of pollution, quantity of compost, plastics, metal, inert materials, contamination in the water and amount of methane gas.
As per the official of ‘IIT-Madras who submit the analyses in a month. There are number of residents from Perambur and R.K. Nagar who were affected only because of Chennai Corporation’s dumpyard in Kodungaiyur. We have requested the government to solve the challenges faced by residents near dumpyards. The government has not fulfilled the promise made earlier. The effort to use technology has to be made quickly.’