Who invented plastic roads in India?

Where is the first plastic road in India?

Speaking to ANI at the inauguration of the first such road, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said, “This is for the first time in Tripura that waste plastic was collected and recycled, and used in constructing a 680 metre long road in front of the Women’s College near BK Road.

When were plastic roads invented?

India’s plastic road technology grew out of experimentation done in 2001 by R. Vasudevan, a chemistry professor at the Thiagarajar College of Engineering in Madurai.

Who is father of plastic waste?

Dr. Rajagopalan Vasudevan Researcher of plastic waste Transforming into Roads and many more products.

Which is the first city in India to build roads of plastic waste?

CM Biplab added that this is just a trial but in the coming days, more such plastic roads will be constructed to reuse the plastic waste generated. Under Agartala Smart City Limited (ASCL) project, Tripura now has its first-ever plastic road construction by using non-recyclable plastic waste.

Which country is first in road construction?

The first indications of constructed roads date from about 4000 bc and consist of stone-paved streets at Ur in modern-day Iraq and timber roads preserved in a swamp in Glastonbury, England.

THIS IS FUN:  Who was called as father of Indian modernism?

What are plastic roads made of?

What are plastic roads? Plastic roads are ground-up recycled asphalt combined with a new type of binder (the glue that holds roads together). This binder consists of virgin or recycled polymer (plastics).