Ludhiana, 20 September :-Deputy Commissioner Pardeep Kumar Agrawal informed that there were about 260 textile dyeing industries in Ludhiana and all these industries have installed their individual effluent treatment plants but in order to monitor the pollution load of effluent of these industries at single outlet, there was proposal to install 3 CETPs of capacity 50 MLD, 40 MLD and 15 MLD, respectively for clusters of dyeing industries at Tajpur Road & Rahon Road, Focal Point and Bahadurke Road. These projects are being set up at a cost of Rs.135 crores.For installation of 15 MLD CETP costing Rs.23 crores, the State Govt. has sanctioned the amount and work shall start in October, 2017. For other two CETP projects of 40 MLD and 50 MLD on Tajpur Road costing Rs.102 crores, the projects have already been sanctioned and work is likely to be completed in next year, he added.Mr Agrawal stated that the State Govt. of Punjab is making all efforts to complete these projects at the earliest. He stated that with the installation of these projects the water pollution in Budha Nallah will be controlled to a large extent.
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