|Electric crematorium inaugurated|
GUWAHATI, July 13 - A newly constructed electric crematorium was launched on Ram Krishna Mission Road in Ulubari area. Guwahati Development Department Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya inaugurated the crematorium today.
The electric crematorium that was inaugurated by GDD Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya on Monday. – UB Photos
The crematorium – Dr Banikanta Kakati Electric crematorium – was constructed by the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) at a cost of Rs 509.41 lakh in a bid to reduce pollution.
The crematorium is equipped with modern-day facilities.
Accommodated in a two-storied building, it has two electric furnaces and advanced pollution control devices like effluent treatment plant along with a chimney for a clean and hygienic atmosphere.