According to reports, a sum of Rs. 25 lakh has been earmarked for converting plastic waste into diesel, provided the corporation receives matching grants from different sources. The diesel will be used to fuel the corporation’s vehicles.
In view of Mysore being developed into a Model Solar City for which the Centre has approved five projects worth Rs. 5.72 crore, the MCC intends to establish solar plants at Cheluvamba and Kuppanna parks.
The power generated will be used to illuminate streetlights near Hardinge Circle and the main road in Yadavgiri.