Omjasvin MD ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: Turning garbage mountains into green space, the Navarikuppam Town Panchayat at a proposed estimate of Rs 50 lakh, is turning a dump yard into a park outside the Red Hills lake in two months time, said Panchayat officials.
For the last 30 years, the space outside the Red Hills lake was a huge garbage mountain with more than 10,000 tonnes of plastic and bio waste.
“There were several garbage mountains of ten feet height in the two-acre area.
For setting up the park and planting trees, the Panchayat has requested the Water Resources Department some amount of sand from the Puzhal lake.
Public welcomes move“The garbage mountains were as tall as the ones in Kodungaiyur.
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