Chennai: Gradiant India has signed a contract to develop and install a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) for the Ambattur industrial cluster represented by AIEMA (Ambattur Industrial Estate Manufacturer’s Association) and Chennai Auto Ancillary Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Company (CAAIIUC) .
AIEMA is the representative body of industries in Ambattur Industrial Estate comprising over 2000 micro, small and medium units which also includes electroplating, powder coating, zinc coating, bright bar and other such metal processing units.
CAAIIUC is a special purpose vehicle company formed by AIEMA under the industrial infrastructure upgradation scheme for the industry clusters of Ambattur, Thirumudivakkam and Thirumazhisai. Wanting to set up an effluent treatment plant for the processing units, AIEMA has chosen Gradiant to develop the CETP up to zero liquid discharge (ZLD) for trade effluents generated.
The proposed plant is set to treat 2,00,000 litres of effluent per day on a Design, Build, Own and Operate (DBOO) basis.