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Himachal to provide sewerage link to all in urban areas


Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said on Saturday that his department was making all-out efforts to provide sewerage connectivity to all households in urban local bodies in the state.

Presiding over a meeting here, he said the work on sewerage schemes in all 42 urban local bodies was under progress and special emphasis was being given on connectivity to each household and making these schemes functional at the earliest.

A departmental coordination committee would be constituted under the chairmanship of deputy commissioners concerned to review and ensure the implementation of these schemes.

The minister said in a statement that a provision of Rs.30 crore was being made for sewerage schemes every year and this year Rs.215.18 crore had been given for sewerage projects whereas Rs.6 crore was alloted for operation and maintenance of the existing schemes.


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