Rs 297 cr approved for sewerage projects in 38 towns

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Chandigarh, Sep 22 (UNI) The Haryana government has approved over Rs 297.93 crore out of state plan for implementation of sewerage projects in 38 towns.

This was revealed in a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to review the laying of sewerage system in various towns of the state here today.

Of this amount, over Rs 102.73 crore had already been incurred.

The towns covered under the scheme were Assandh, Barwala, Bahadurgarh, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Guhla Cheeka, Dabwali, Ellenabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hansi, Indri, Jagadhri, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Kalka, Kalanwali, Karnal, Mohindergarh, Naraingarh, Narnaund, Narwana, Narnaul, Pehowa, Pundri, Rohtak, Rania, Shahbad, Sirsa, Siwani, Sonepat, Tohana, Thanesar, Uchana and Yamunanagar.

The Chief Minister directed Commissioner and Secretary Haryana Public Works (Water Supply and Sanitation) Department Roshan Lal to complete the ongoing works speedily.

He also reviewed the progress of sewerage projects in eight towns under the National Capital Region for which projects were approved in February 2006.

These town were Hodal, Sohna, Palwal, Rewari, Rohtak, Gohana, Panipat and Samalkha. A sum of over Rs 98.51 crore has been sanctioned for these projects and these would be completed by February next.

While reviewing the progress of sewerage projects being implemented in the towns of Bahadurgarh, Bawal, Beri, Kalanaur, Meham, Sampla, Kosli, Bhakli and Railway station Kosli, Ganaur and Kharkhoda, it was observed that a sum of over Rs 86.61 crore had been approved for their implementation.

It was decided to complete these projects by September end 2009 instead of December end 2009.

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