IEP Chandigarh, September 24:
The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Bhagwant Mann is making every possible effort for the welfare of the people and providing them with basic facilities. In this direction, sewerage, main pumping station and sewage treatment plant project is being established at Nabha with a cost of Rs 21.88 crore. After reviewing the progress of project, Local Government Minister, Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar has directed the officials of the department to speed up the work of this project.
Giving information in this regard, Dr. Nijjar said that the sewage work at Nabha has almost been completed. Main pumping station and Sewerage treatment plant 12 MLD work is under progress. He said that 82 percent of the Main Pumping Station (MSP) work under this project has been completed. Similarly, 55 percent of the work of the Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) has been completed.
The Cabinet Minister further said that Rs 14.02 Crores will be spent for completion of Main Pumping Station (MPS)and Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) work.
Dr. Nijjar said that 7.92 km area of Nabha will be covered under this sewerage project, which will benefit a large number of people of Nabha. He said that the purpose of the main pumping station is to treat the town’s sewerage by pumping it into the sewerage treatment plant. He also directed the officials of the department to ensure the completion of this project by the end of December.
Varinder Sharma, Chief Executive Officer Water Supply and Sewerage Board said that the sewage treatment plant with latest technology to be installed at Nabha, which will be based on sequential batch reactor. He said that this sewage treatment plant of 12 MLD will treat the Sewerage of the town. He also said that this treated water will be used for irrigation by the Soil and Water Conservation Department.