Tribune Information Service
Mohali, December 24
As a New 12 months present, residents of the town will get 20 MGD of uninterrupted water provide each day from the Kajauli waterworks from subsequent yr.
This was acknowledged by Mohali MLA and former Well being Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu who visited the water remedy plant at Shihpur (Kharar) on Friday. Mayor Amarjit Singh Jeeti Sidhu, Senior Deputy Mayor Amrik Singh Somal and Deputy Mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi had been additionally current.
Sidhu sought full info from the officers involved in regards to the plant. He stated this was an enormous mission for the town and by efficiently finishing it, he had fulfilled one other promise made to the individuals of Mohali.
Sidhu stated after the graduation of electrical energy connection within the subsequent one week, the individuals of Mohali can be equipped 20 MGD of potable water each day. He stated this was an ideal New 12 months present for the individuals of the town and the mission would be sure that there can be no scarcity of potable water in Mohali for the subsequent 20 years.
He stated Rs200 crore had been spent on the laying of pipelines from Kajauli to Mohali whereas Rs95 lakh was spent on the development of the water-treatment plant alone. He stated a 23-km pipeline had been laid beneath this mission. The Rs300-crore mission was crucial to him and he was very pleased and glad with its completion right now.
Sidhu stated 20 MGD of water provide would scale back the dependence of the town on tubewells and would additionally assist in conserving groundwater. He stated the individuals of Mohali wouldn’t need to face any water disaster within the coming summer time and the Kajauli water provide community can be laid throughout Mohali.
It might be recalled right here that Deputy Mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi had filed a case within the Excessive Courtroom with regard to water scarcity in Mohali.
The MLA introduced that Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi would inaugurate the plant. “As quickly as we get the facility connection, testing will begin and within the New 12 months, we are going to begin working the water-treatment plant,” he stated.
Jeeti Sidhu stated with the enlargement of the town, Mohali wanted extra water and now with the each day provide of 20 MGD of extra water, Mohali wouldn’t need to face water shortage for a few years to return. The credit score for this mission goes to the MLA who had labored tirelessly for its completion.