Updated: September 14, 2021 8:00:55 am
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) on Sunday launched a mobile van service for a door-to-door Ganesh idol immersion facility in an effort towards promoting environment-friendly immersion among city residents.
For the initiative, the institute has partnered with Ujjivan Bank. The van — installed with an eco-friendly pond — will ferry around the city on the main immersion days during the ongoing 10-day festival.
Since 2016, NCL has been distributing ammonium bicarbonate, which, when put in water, helps easily dissolve the Ganesh idols made from Plaster of Paris.
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