Ludhiana: The recently inaugurated project work of laying water supply lines under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme is moving at fast pace in many wards of the city.
The work has been started in two constituencies while work in third constituency will begin soon.
The water pipes are being laid in ward number 12 (Sahnewal constituency) and ward number 4 (East constituency) while water pipes have arrived in ward number 58 (West constituency) where work will start shortly. The officials claimed that they will complete the work in given time period.
MCL Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said, “After formal inauguration we have started laying water pipes in different areas. Meanwhile, we are also finalising its second phase for the construction of 28 OSHR.”
He further added that overall time limit for project is 12 months but where roads are to be constructed under PIDB work will be completed in two months.
Notably, under this project 46,000 households in 25 wards of the city have to get potable water supply. Around 32 tubewells will be constructed for supply of water in these localities. Also, the procedure to allot works under second phase is in final stage.
Total cost of the project is Rs 92.70 crores but in the first phase works worth Rs.70 crores would take place as construction of OSHR would take place later on. The tenders have been allocated to Tirupati Cement Products, Maverick Developers and Colonizers Private Limited, Jaipur and RK Builders, Bathinda.
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