New Delhi: Before the onset of winter, the Nigambodh Ghat crematorium will be ready to handle double the number of bodies through its six CNG furnaces, North Delhi Municipal Corporation has said.
The capital’s biggest cremation facility currently has three operational CNG furnaces, which are being used only for Covid-19 bodies, and another three will be functional before the winter, mayor Jai Prakash said. “More than 80% of the construction work has been completed,” he added. “The expansion is being carried out under a Rs 1.3-crore project funded by IGL and some NGOs.”
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September 24, 2020