CKIC-DRIIVWaste to Wealth

Context and Objectives

The project envisages demonstration of self-sustainable integrated 'Waste to Wealth' technologies for Waste to Wealth under Government of India "Smart Cities," "Unnat Bharat," and "Swachh Bharat" initiatives for a zero-waste generation concept to tackle the ever-growing menace of e-waste, plastic waste, municipal solid waste, agro residue, and building construction waste.

Waste to Wealth Team

How it Works

The project Waste to Wealth is divided into six work packages:

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Work Package 1

Development of a socio-economic model to motivate Delhi NCR population for segregation of household waste

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Clinical Efficacy Testing
03

Work Package 2

Conversion of waste plastic into low-cost fuel and biochars

2
Free Online Testing
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Work Package 3

Recovery of valuable metals and conversion of e-waste into valuable products

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Open Branch Other Country
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Work Package 4

Conversion of waste biomass/agro residue to biochar and value-added products (effective solution for converting crop residue to fuel that could potentially address the stubble burning problem in regions neighbouring Delhi NCR.

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We Become Leading Company
07

Work Package 5

Production of biogas from kitchen waste, horticultural waste and grasses

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We Become Leading Company
07

Work Package 6

Use of construction & demolition wastes, incinerated residues in road construction.

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We Become Leading Company

DRIIV Getting Media Attention

Renewable India

DRIIV's Conference Spurs Global Dialogue on Equitable Climate, Health, and Open Access to Data

DRIIV, an S&T cluster of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, successfully hosted a momentous conference on ‘Role of Open Access in Equitable Climate and Health Action: Prevention, Response, and Financing’ under the esteemed aegis of G20-CSAR. The conference, convened on August 8th, 2023 at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, served as a vital platform for global dialogue and collaboration on climate-health synergy... read more

Moneycontrol

Climate change may release ancient germs frozen in ice : Experts

The experts, including NITI Aayog Member V K Paul and ICMR Director General Rajiv Bahl, highlighted….heat-related injuries. Ancient germs frozen in ice for a long time might be released and pathogens could move to new places due to the climate change, experts have warned. The changing climate….could also lead to more waterborne and zoonotic diseases, they said at a conference by DRIIV, an initiative of OPSA to the government... read more

The Print

Climate change may release ancient germs frozen in ice : Experts

Scientific Secretary of the PSA office, said, “Climate change heightens the risk of vector-borne diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and the transmission of zoonotic diseases. Indirectly, it affects food systems, nutrition, water access, housing, education, and care.” Maini called for a comprehensive approach involving science, technology, and innovation to combat these challenges... read more

India Water Portal

Conference spurs global dialogue on equitable climate, health, and open access to data

DRIIV’s conference, convened on August 8th, 2023 at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, served as a vital platform for global dialogue and collaboration on climate-health synergy. This event, organised under the esteemed aegis of G20 CSAR, underscores the vital role that open access to data, research, and resources play in shaping equitable solutions to these challenges... read more

Quick Biz News

DRIIV’s Conference Spurs Global Dialogue on Equitable Climate, Health, and Open Access to Data :

The conference, aimed to bridge critical gaps in climate-health research, foster cross-border cooperation and discuss strategies for resilient health systems. The inaugural session also saw the launch of the DRIIV Handbook. Dr. (Mrs.) Parvinder Maini, Hon’ble Scientific Secretary, O/o PSA to the GOI, delivered a keynote address that illuminated the conference’s core objectives and underscored the necessity for collective action.... read more

Shreyas Webmedia Solutions

DRIIV’s Conference Spurs Global Dialogue on Equitable Climate, Health, and Open Access to Data

Climate change’s far-reaching consequences on health are widely acknowledged, ranging from disrupted weather patterns such as heat waves, floods, and cyclones to the surge of vector-borne diseases and antimicrobial resistance. This event, organised under the esteemed aegis of G20 CSAR, underscores the vital role that open access to data, research, and resources play in shaping equitable solutions to these challenges... read more

NDTV

Climate change may release ancient germs frozen in ice : Experts

The experts, including NITI Aayog Member V K Paul and ICMR Director General Rajiv Bahl, highlighted another worry – heat-related injuries and as temperatures go up, the risk of getting hurt from the heat becomes higher. Dr. Paul said, ‘As ice melts because of warmer temperatures, these ancient germs might be released. This adds another layer of concern to the already complex issue of health and climate change.’... read more

Hindustan News Paper