As per the requirement of Environment Clearance and Consent to Operate conditions, Tata Steel is committed to comply with the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 enacted by Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India. Tata Steel has decided to establish an Integrated Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management system for command area of Jamshedpur. As part of the Environment Sustainability Projects, the company has recently flagged-off the road sweeping machine on Office road, followed by start of facilities at MSW Transfer Station near C.H. area petrol pump, modular bio-gas plant at Tata Football Academy and Liquid Medical Effluent Treatment Plant at Tata Main Hospital. The following initiatives have been identified for implementation in the first phase.
A medical effluent treatment plant with a capacity of 100 KL / day has been set up for treatment of effluent generated within Tata Main hospital (TMH). Liquid waste from Main Operation theatre/ Gynaec operation theatre/pathological laboratory/ Incinerator/laundry will be treated and the produced raw water will be used within TMH for horticulture purpose. Treated water quality parameters are at par with river water parameters. This job is part of the overall project undertaken by Tata Steel for improving sewage collection, treatment and recycling in the Jamshedpur city.