Friday, November 30, 2007

BWSSB chips in with Rs 166 cr drainage works

BWSSB chips in with Rs 166 cr drainage works
Friday November 30 2007 03:53 IST

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BANGALORE: Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is undertaking the construction of major infrastructure projects in areas of Rajarajeswarinagar and Byatarayanapura, which were recently brought under Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) at a cost of Rs 166.80 crores.

These projects are being undertaked under JNNURM. Rs 125.16 crores will be spent for the construction of underground drainage systems at Byatarayanapura and Rs 41.54 crores at Rajarajeswarinagar.

These projects will be jointly taken up with the financial assistance of the central government which is bearing 35 per cent of the cost and the remaining 56 per cent will be borne by the state government and World Bank.

Underground sewerage system measuring upto 463 kms at Byatarayanapura and the 117 kms at Rajajinagar will be constructed in which importance will be given to construction of trunk sewers.

Two sewer cleaning machines each at a cost of Rs 72 lakhs would be purchased for each of this arae under the scheme.

Construction of the underground drainage systems in the newly added areas of former Yelahanka CMC and Kengeri Municipality has commenced which includes construction of trunk sewer and lateral network, said an official release here.


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