Bhubaneswar: State capital goes on producing organic compost- “MO Khata”. The product available at an affordable price is in increased demand by individuals and organisations.
Today Hurticulture office, Bhubaneswar has procured five metric tons of this organic compost based on its previous requisition. Micro composting Centre (MCC) at Bharatpur meant for ward number 22 and 24 has made such transaction. This is the first time sale of Mo Khata in South West (SW) zone of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
At present BMC has 20 numbers of functional MCCs. The units are producing organic compost “Mo Khata” and quantity of production is also increasing. As of now 20 metric tons of “Mo Khata” has been sold out to different customers.
In order to promote the sale and popularizing the organic compost a “MO Khata Counter” was inaugurated by Honb’le Chief Secretary of Odisha Sri Suresh Chandra Mohapatra in presence of the Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department Sri G. Mathivatnan near Rajmahal Chhak, Bhubaneswar. The counter is managed by SHG members who sale the product and take advance order for supply.
Recently Project Director Water shade, Khordha has placed an order of 85 metric tons of “Mo Khata” and it would be supplied soon. Concentrated effort by “Swachha Sathis” and cooperation of NGOs has been quite helpful in the initiative. They are also doing citizen connect activities for promoting segregated waste management in the city; says Commissioner BMC, Sri Sanjaya Kumar Singh.
Including private customers, now government organisations are placing demand for it. Recently Project Director Water shade, Khordha has placed an order of 85 metric tons of “Mo Khata” and it would be supplied soon.
In order to encourage the Swachha Sathis for such initiative of selling out “MO Khata”, today Zonal Deputy Commissioner, Ravi Narayan Jethi, Sanitary Inspectors of ward 22 and 24 and Swachha supervisors were present at MCC Bharatpur.
Regular supervision is strictly followed under the leadership of Deputy Commissioner Sanitation, Suvendu Kumar Sahoo. Sanitary Inspectors, Swachha Bhubaneswar Aviyan Cell (SBA Cell) Experts and Sanitation Experts of BMC are regularly visiting MCCs for better functionality and quality output.