Mumbai : The Gorai dump yard that has been scientifically closed has made it among the top 100 innovative projects that make cities sustainable across the globe, according to a report ‘Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition’ released by KPMG, a global advisory firm. The report to select innovative infrastructure projects, which was recently released at the World Cities Summit in Singapore, was aimed at identifying challenges faced by cities globally with the innovations acting as an inspiration to planners.
“The closure has had a major social impact as the dump was located next to residential areas, posing health risks and contaminating local water supplies,” read the KPMG report. The projects were selected based on scale, feasibility, technical or financial complexity, innovation and impact on the society. Read more
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