MCG to spend Rs 126 crores on city's sewage system
Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon, it seems, has finally woken up to the dilapidated sewage system in the city. The corporation, according to new master plan, is planning to spend a huge chunk of money on laying new sewer lines and cleaning and maintaining the existing ones.
TO IMPROVE the city's sewage system, MCG Commissioner has, in a statement said that Rs 126 crores would be spent on it in coming 10 years. The agency will spend about Rs 18 crores in laying down new sewer lines throughout the city and Rs 7 crores for the cleaning and maintenance of existing sewage lines.
Commissioner Sudhir Rajpal said that they are also going to spend almost 52 crore rupees on the cleaning and maintaining of Dhanvapur Water treatment plant whose capacity is 50 MLD (Million litres daily). He added that to buy new equipments for plant, they will spend Rs 1 crore and to buy super sucker and jetting machine they would be spending Rs 1 crore more.
In their master plan, MCG has also included a budget of Rs 1 crore to spread awareness among people and also influence them to participate in this initiative. In this master plan, Rs 46 crores will be spent for the maintenance of city's sewage during next 10 years.
Chief engineer, BS Singroha said that this plan is made for the development of old Gurgaon and old areas of corporation. He said that MCG has made a plan to bring PPP (Public Private Partnership) to increase capacity of Dhanwa water treatment plant to 50 MLD from 30 MLD. "Soon tender will be passed for the same and we are hoping work will start in near future," Singroha said.