MCC all set to strengthen its sewerage system and expand its distribution network of TT water. Receives Rs. 33 crore as first instalment for AMRUT 2.0 scheme. 



Chandigarh, September 16:- The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has released grant of Rs. 33 Crore as a first instalment for the projects costing Rs.170 crore under AMRUT 2.0 Scheme to Municipal Corporation Chandigarh today.


While sharing this development,  Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh and Mission Director AMRUT said that the projects will include Laying of TT Water lines in left out areas to supply Tertiary Treated Water in Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 89 crores; Providing 24×7 Water Supply in 13 Villages in convergence with 24×7 City Water Supply Project at an estimated cost of Rs. 60 crores and Strengthening of existing Sewerage System in Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 21 crores.


She said that the MCC would prepare the detail project reports of these works and will call the tenders shortly.


She said that the residents of the 13 villages namely Khuda Lahora, Khuda Jassu, Raipur Khurd, Raipur Kalan, Kishangarh, Khuda Alisher, Sarangpur, Daria, Dhansa, Behalana, Mauli , Makhanmajra will get 24 x 7 canal Water supply after the implementation of the project.


The Commissioner said that the existing sewerage network will also be strengthened by laying new sewer lines and replacement of outlived old sewer lines. The tertiary treated water distribution network will be laid in the left out area in city and in Industrial Area for its usage for maintenance of Parks as well as in Industries for washing. It will save potable water about 10MGD, she added.



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