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GHMC has tied up with KinderSports to put in tanks for idol immersion at 24 areas within the metropolis

GHMC has tied up with KinderSports to put in tanks for idol immersion at 24 areas within the metropolis

It’s a small step for Ganesha immersion and an enormous leap to avoid wasting the water our bodies in Hyderabad. As a first-of-its-kind massive scale initiative for Ganesha nimajjanam , GHMC has tied up with Pune-based KinderSports LLP to put in transportable swimming pools at 24 areas (see field) throughout town. Made of commercial grade PVC, these 20×10 metres tanks mounted on an anti-rust metal construction can maintain as much as 4 lakh litres of water in order that round 10- 15,000 Ganeshas of round 1.5 to three ft top will be immersed.

Hyderabad-born Nikhil Girish Laddha, founding father of KinderSports hopes these transportable tanks might promote environment-friendly immersion practices within the metropolis. “The Tank Bund that we now have seen since childhood is not going to be the identical for the longer term generations whether it is always polluted,” he says.

The way it began

Portable pool

Moveable pool
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Pool areas

PJR Stadium, Chandanagar

Saki Cherevu, Patancheru

NTR Stadium, Secunderabad

Police Station Floor, Chilkalguda,

Moosarambagh, Amberpet

Shenoy Nursing Residence, Marredpally

Mandal Floor, Saroornagar

Sachivalaya Nagar, Vanasthalipuram

MRO, Hayathnagar LB Nagar

A S Rao Nagar, Kapra

Chittarama Temple, Kamalaprasad Nagar,

Chintal, Gajularamaram

Kowkoor Primary Street

GHMC Floor, Ameerpet

NBT Nagar, Banjara Hills

Nizam Faculty, Basheerbagh

Exhibition Grounds, Nampally

Central Secretariat, Khairatabad

Within the discipline of sports activities schooling, KinderSports has been introducing sports activities to the youngsters of the agricultural and tribal areas for the final seven years. The corporate conceptualised these transportable swimming tanks (15×5 metres) in 2016 to show swimming to children in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Goa. One such swimming mission of theirs in Vijayawada caught the eye of GHMC officers in 2019. “They approached us once more in December 2021 asking if we might create a much bigger pool for Ganesha immersion. That was a singular thought to us as we had been a sports activities firm and never that angle per se,” he recollects including the officers revealed that Ganesha idols utilized in properties quantity round two to 2 and a half lakh; if these could possibly be immersed in these swimming pools, the poisonous chemical substances that kill marine life will be prevented.

The swimming pools will not be everlasting constructions and will be put in inside a day’, water drained and brought off in a few days. On September 1, , round 10 idols – a mixture of clay and PoP had been immersed within the swimming pools for the primary time.

Water will get recycled

Whereas the clay residue within the water can be utilized both to make moortis (idols) once more or for gardening, the water is biodegradable and can be utilized to water vegetation. The workforce is doing a small prototype to see how PoP idols get dissolved within the chemical ammonia bi-carbonate. “The 2 by-products when this chemical is put in PoP is ammonia, a fertilizer and calcium carbonate (chalk). If that is profitable, we are able to use the chemical from the subsequent immersion onwards,” he provides.

In case of huge scale immersion, the workforce will vacuum out the mud and replenish the water for 10 days. These transportable tanks are free to make use of for residents.

“I thank GHMC for being futuristic,” says Nikhil and hopes to take this initiative to states the place the 10-day Ganesha pageant is widely known in a giant approach. “We hope folks use this technique in order that lakes stay clear and save the ecological system; If we’re not going to drink this type of water, why ought to the marine life do it?” he asks

The workforce is collectively working with the Lions Membership to succeed in out to gated communities. As soon as these tanks are cleaned after immersion, they can be utilized for the remainder of the 12 months by faculties/societies to show swimming to youngsters.


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