Specialty Papers Unit at Tribeni
The Tribeni Unit manufactures specialty paper, which entails a very water intensive process. The Unit has implemented various water conservation measures, resulting in 58.3% reduction of specific freshwater intake per tonne of product during the reporting period, in comparison to 1998-99 which is a very positive trend.
Paperboards Unit at Kovai
The specific freshwater intake (KL/Tonne) in the Kovai Unit was 24.1% lower than the specific fresh water intake during 2006-07. The reduction in specific fresh water intake from 16.65 KL/Tonne in 2011-12 to 15.94 KL/Tonne in 2012-13 has been achieved through various water conservation measures undertaken by the Unit during 2012-13.
This specific freshwater intake of 15.94 KL/ Tonne surpasses the proposed standard of 19 KL/Tonne set by NPC in New Delhi in 2006 for this category of paper mills. The other Units which have achieved significant reduction in their specific fresh water intake over last year, as a result of various water conservation initiatives undertaken during 2012-13 as well as increased capacity utilisation, are illustrated below:
|BUSINESS||UNIT||PRODUCT||UNIT OF MEASUREMENT||2011-12||2012-13||% IMPROVEMENT|
|Paperboards and Specialty Papers||Bollaram||Cast Coating||Litre/Kg||0.67||0.47||30.1|
|Tobacco||Surya Nepal Private Limited Unit at Simra, Nepal||Cigarettes||KL/Million Cigarettes Equivalent||12.30||9.44||23.3|
|Personal Care Products||Manpura||Shampoo||Litre/Litre||117.80||92.25||21.7|
|Tobacco||Munger||Cigarettes||KL/Million Cigarettes Equivalent||5.36||4.39||18.0|
|Tobacco||Kolkata||Cigarettes||KL/Million Cigarettes Equivalent||2.31||1.92||16.8|