TATA&TERI-Innovation for India Award Win

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Tata Chemicals Ltd. and The Energy Research Institute: Greening of Malara : 

Tata Chemicals Ltd. and The Energy Research Institute: Greening of Malara

Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara : 

Global Ecological Problem Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara Context : Soda ash solid wastes highly alkaline. 12 soda ash manufacturing sites have been closed No new plants in 15 years in the developed world.

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Context: Tata Chemicals is the world’s second largest producer of soda ash 30 acre solid waste dump site at Malara Innovation: For the first time: a highly alkaline and saline site recovered. green cover with a living ecosystem developed By the use of bio fertilisers and bioremediation techniques. Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara

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Soda ash solid waste has NEVER been reclaimed elsewhere Saline water has NEVER been used for irrigation, always fresh water Reclamation has NEVER before been done WITHOUT bringing in good earth Has it been done WITHOUT chemicals Existing soda ash waste for soil Saline resistant indigenous plants Suitable micro organisms Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara

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Mutual association = fungus &root of plant. Benefit: • For Fungus: Food manufactured by plant • For Plant: Improved nutrients uptake capability. Improved Osmotic balance Improved the soil binding Improved heavy metal balance Emerging root system Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara

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2002-03: 2.5 Acres 2003-04: + 10 Acres 2004-05: + 10 Acres 2005-06 onwards: plantation maintained + growing fruits and vegetables. Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara

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Impact: Financial Impact: Saved relocation cost of Rs. 12 crore. Environmental impact: 22.5 acres have been transformed More than 20,000 plants of six varieties grown. Vegetables grow in favourable seasons. Ecosystem of insects, frogs, butterflies, ants, rats, snakes and birds Zero fine dust pollution Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara Before

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Malara’s success goes global: Kuwait, Qatar, Mozambique Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI: Greening of Malara

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Congratulations Tata Chemicals Ltd. & TERI!

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