INITIATIVES

Brick kilns-Bihar

Sector Climate Policy
Grantee Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Grantee base Bihar
Year 2016

Shakti is providing technical assistance to the Government of Bihar as well as brick makers and entrepreneurs in Bihar to support the commitment of cleaner and more efficient brick making technologies as well as adopt resource efficient building materials like fly ash bricks. Brick makers are being assisted to comply with the recent order of the Bihar State Pollution Control Board to upgrade older brick kilns.

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RESOURCES FOR THIS INITIATIVE
  • Manual on Cleaner Brick Kiln Technologies: Design, Construction and Operation
  • The manual prepared by experts explains the design, construction and operation of cleaner brick kiln technologies like high draught zigzag kilns, natural draught zigzag kilns, vertical shaft brick kilns etc. The manual is a means to provide technical assistance to brick kiln entrepreneurs of the Patna district in Bihar to shift to cleaner technologies to manufacture bricks.

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