PM Modi lauds the efforts of Hyderabad’s Bowenpally vegetable market | Hyderabad NewsJanuary 31, 2021
HYDERABAD: Bowenpally Vegetable market received rare praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. During the first episode of the Man Ki Baat programe 0f 2021, the PM said that Bowenpally vegetable market has turned into wealth.
Lauding the efforts of traders in the market as the power of the innovation, he said usually the vegetables rot leading to unhygienic conditions.
Terming the effort as “the journey of turning garbage into gold, PM said that daily almost 10 tonnes of waste is collected in a plant. Also, 500 units of electricity is produced daily apart from about 30 kg biofuel, Explaining the uses of the vegetable market, he said that the electricity generated is used to illuminate the market and the biofuel is used in the mandi canteen for cooking.
Vegetable market has also begun converting waste into power recently. Vegetables from nearly 20 districts across the state reach this market spread in 21 acres.