In order to utilize the organic waste generatedfrom the perishable market in KWMC for power generation, the Bio-methanationPlant was established in KWMC as a unique national level demonstrationproject. This project is a joint venturebetween CMDA and the Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources (MNES) ofGovernment of India. Central LeatherResearch Institute (CLRI), Chennai is the Technical Agency for monitoring the implementation of this project. M/s EnkemEngineers Private Limited, Chennai has implemented the project on Turn-keybasis in association with their collaborator M/s ENTECH GMbH of Austria. CMDA has allocated the land for this projectto an extent of1.16 acres. Thetotal construction cost of this project amounts to Rs.5.00 cores of which Rs. 3.75crores was borned by M/s MNES and Rs.1.25 crores was borned by MarketManagement Committee. Designed Capacityof the Plant is about 30 metric tonnes of Perishable wastes per day and will generate on an average 2000 units ofelectricity per day. After in houseconsumption, excess production will be fed into the TNEB grid. The plant is functioning since 04.09.2005.