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Rs 120 cr spent on water supply, sanitation in Sirsa

Posted on Feb 05, 03:07PM | UNI

Chandigarh, Feb 4 : A sum of Rs 120.40 crore has been spent to strengthen the drinking water supply and management of sanitation in Sirsa district in Haryana.

Also, Rs 270.87 crore would be spent to augment the capacity of existing waterworks and construct water works in the district.

A spokesman for district administration said Rs 35.52 lakh had been spent on the improvement of water distribution scheme in Dabwali. Most of the works under this scheme had been completed.

He said Rs 51.58 lakh had been spent on major waterworks and on increasing the load of metering system of Sirsa. He said that 90 per cent of the work has been completed under this scheme.

Also, Rs 43.17 lakh have been spent on improvement of water supply at Mini Secretariat.

He said over Rs 1.49 crore have been spent on the improvement of water supply scheme in Sirsa city.

He said over Rs 1.97 crore have been spent on the strengthening of sewerage system and construction of sewerage treatment plant in Dabwali. Under this scheme, Rs 36 crore would be spent and the work would be completed by 2014.