Project funded by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)
Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
This project is concerned with generating new entrepreneurial opportunities and promoting product diversification for reaping economic-environmental benefits. It aims at addressing the problem of solid waste disposal by promoting the innovative technology of utilizing solid waste generated in foundry enterprises, known as Slag, for making paving blocks and creation of new enterprises based on this innovative technique. The project also aims at assisting existing enterprises to adopt this innovative technique in to their existing business models.
Foundry owners who has their own land can setup their new unit with less investment.
The community members can join hands together and start a paver block manufacturing unit.