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:


Work Package 1

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

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Work Package 2

Conversion of waste plastic into low-cost fuel and biochars

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Work Package 3

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

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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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Work Package 5

Production of biogas from kitchen waste, horticultural waste and grasses

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Work Package 6

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

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DRIIV Getting Media Attention

Hindustan Times

In works: A collaborative approach to find Sustainable solutions to Delhi's crucial challenges:

The main task is to develop an ecosystem around science and technology where various players can come together and contribute in bringing innovation from the laboratory to the market. We don't want to leave research on paper, directionless, but drive it along what is needed as per the national mission requirements... read more

The Times of India

Pilot project to stop diesel trucks at Delhi Border:

DRIIV, a government of India initiative, has initiated a pilot project along with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, to explore the possibility of building logistics hubs along the Delhi-Jaipur highway where diesel trucks can be stopped. The goods they are carrying to the capital can then be unloaded and transhipped to Delhi in electric... read more

The Hindu

COVID-19 surge preparedness with AI, genomic surveillance:

New and emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to pose a threat to the health of populations across the globe. Counting the unique and observable changes in the sequences available until January 2022 shows more than 6,000 mutations have accumulated in the spike gene of the virus... read more

Hindustan Times

Delhi-Jaipur Electric Highway:

Ashwini Chaubey, Minister of State for Environment, who will flag off the trial run, said that the Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway with NHEV pilot will be the landmark initiative by Ease of Doing Business. Chaubey said, “This unique initiative will benefit tourist and people to 'travel clean' on EVs who are not even EV owners and will inspire more people to buy and participate in making India surface transport green... read more

Urban Transport News

Tech for Circular Economy brings Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway:

Atal Harit Vidyut Rashtriya Mahamarg will break its own existing record of the longest EV Tech Trial Run ever conducted in the country. Dr (Smt) Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, OPSA congratulated DRIIV and NHEV, an initiative under EoDB for recognizing the synergy between Science and experimenting through pilots... read more