Kolkata, Jan 1 (UNI) West Bengal Industry Minister Nirupam Sen today said a scheme has been undertaken to solve the drainage problem around Tata's small car factory at Singur and the adjoining areas.
After reviewing the progress of the car factory with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee at the State Secretariat, Mr Sen said the total cost of the project was estimated at Rs 170 crore.
''The entire Singur bloc is facing the drainage problem for a long time and this scheme will help roll out of the cars on the streets by the middle of this year,'' Mr Sen said.
He said that Macintosh Burn has been entrusted to undertake the proper drainage sytem at the factory area.
CPI(M) MP Rupchand Pal, who also attended the high-level meeting, said despite some problems Tata's small car factory at Singur was progressing well and the cars would definitely hit the outlets by June, 2008.
''There is no resistance from any quarters to the car factory at Singur and people of the entire area was cooperating with it,'' Mr Pal said.
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