Tata Projects Builds Smog Tower in Delhi’s Anand Vihar
~Technology developed by University of Minnesota (USA); IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi were technical advisors~
New Delhi, Sep07, 2021: TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that another smog tower built by the company has been inaugurated by Union Environment Minister – Mr Bhupendra Yadav and Minister of State for Environment – Mr Ashwini Choubey.
The 80-feet-high smog tower at Anand Vihar in Delhi is based on a downdraft air-flow model. The smog tower’s 40 huge fans will suck air from the top of a special type of canopy structure and release clean air filtered through novel geometry filters.
Mr Pralhad Pawar, Chief Technology & Engineering Officer, Tata Projects Ltd,said, “We are proud to have built and delivered this smog tower so that citizens of Delhi can breathebetter quality air. This will ensure citizens can lead healthier lives and thereby ensure communities are uplifted. This solution can be replicated across India’s urban areas to improve air quality and Tata Projects is ready to assist in this endeavour.”
The Central Pollution Control Board was the nodal agency for the smog tower, while technology has been developed by experts at the University of Minnesota, and IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi were technical advisors for the project.
About TATA Projects Limited
TATA Projects is one of the fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies in India. It has expertise in executing large and complex urban and industrial infrastructure projects.
The company provides turnkey end-to-end solutions to set up fully integrated rail & metro lines, commercial buildings and townships, data centres& airports, power generation plants, power transmission & distribution systems, oil & gas refineries, chemical process plants, water and wastewater management solutions, complete mining and metal purification systems.
It is currently executing some of the most marquee projects across India such as New Parliament Building, Jewar Airport, and Refinery Units at Barmer, Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, Multiple Stretches of Dedicated Freight Corridors, and Metro Rail Lines across multiple cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and Chennai.
The company is driven to deliver projects on-time, using world-class project management techniques and has uncompromising standards for ethics, safety and sustainability.