CM inaugurates Rawalpora Tengpora drainage scheme

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that “comprehensive City development looms large in the government policy” and attention has been given to upgrade basic amenities and address urban problems in twin capitals of Srinagar and Jammu.
 Inaugurating Rs 69.50 core Rawalpora-Tengpora Storm Water Drainage Scheme here this afternoon, Omar Abdullah said that focus is on creating better drainage and sewerage systems besides improving and expanding road communication networks.
 He said that Rawalpora-Tengpora Storm Water Drainage Scheme executed by Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) is one of the major drainage packages to be completed under the urban component of ongoing multi-sector Project for Infrastructure Rehabilitation funded by Asian Development Bank.
 “The scheme involved construction 23.50 Kms of storm water drainage network spread over an area of 3.50 sq kms consisting of 18.60 Km of sub-main drain, 3.26 Km of trunk drain, 1.6 Km of Main drain and pumping station near Tengpora bridge having the discharge capacity of 68 cusecs during storm conditions,” an official handout said.
 “The construction of the Rawalpora-Tengpora Storm Water Drainage Scheme will provide relief from frequent flooding to the residents of the during winters and rainy seasons,” the handout said. Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Nasir Aslam Wani and Legislator Muhammad Irfan Shah also spoke on the occasion while MLA Mohammad Yasin Shah and MLC Dharam Vir Singh Oberoi and National Conference Spokesman Tanvir Sadiq were also present on the occasion. 

Lastupdate on : Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Thu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




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