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Delhi's Nigambodh ghat to operate more CNG furnaces as Covid-19 cases rise

Currently, three CNG-based furnaces were in operation, of which one has developed some technical snag and is being rectified

Municipal workers wearing protective suits cremate the body of COVID-19 victim, in Karad
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Nigambodh Ghat also has around 100 platforms for cremation using wooden pyre.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
With Delhi witnessing record rise in Covid-19 cases, works to start three more furnaces at the Nigambodh Ghat crematorium has been speeded up.

General secretary of the crematorium's managing committee Suman Gupta said three furnaces which were lying dysfunctional are being rebuilt with the assistance of from Indraprastha Gas Limited and the works are likely to be completed in the next 30 to 45 days.

Currently, three CNG-based furnaces were in operation, of which one has developed some technical snag and is being rectified, he said.

"The three other CNG based furnaces are under construction and we are trying to

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First Published: Jun 23 2020 | 4:10 PM IST

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