Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would interact with traders and lay foundation stone of Buddha Nullah project on Tuesday in Ludhiana.
Chief minister will lay foundation stone of Buddha nullah protect. The work order related to the Rs 650-crore Budha Nullah rejuvenation project had been issued and the work will start from Tuesday.
Under the project, two new STPs are to be constructed. One new STP for 225 MLD waste water at Jamalpur and another STP for 60 MLD waste water at Balloke are to be constructed under the project. Besides, the pumping outlets are to be closed and new pumping stations will be constructed to divert the flow from these to the nearby STPs (Jamalpur and Balloke) for treatment. The project also includes the refurbishment of the existing STPs.
As per information, Rs 375 crore is to be spent on the new STPs (285 MLD), including pumping station, tertiary treatment and bifurcation of flows. Besides, the construction of effluent treatment plants for dairy complexes on Tajpur Road and Haibowal are also part of the project. Around 14-km stretch of Budha Nullah falls under the MC’s limit.
CM will held interactive meet traders at Dr Manmohan Singh Auditorium at Punjab Agricultural University. He would also be accompanied by Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu and PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla. The meet would be broadcast live through video conferencing simultaneously in other districts of the state from where other cabinet ministers and traders would be joining.