The Greater Chennai Corporation has sought a World Bank funding of Rs 376 crore for the drinking water project within the metropolis.
Sources within the Corporation informed IANS that the project can be executed collectively by the Water Resources Department (WRD), Metro water, Chennai Corporation, and the Transport Department.
This project falls beneath the umbrella of Chennai metropolis partnership programme. Chennai City Corporation would be the nodal company for the project.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the scheme will quickly be submitted to World Bank, sources within the Greater Chennai Corporation informed IANS. The DPR is ready in session with Metro Water and the Chennai Corporation.
The project as soon as carried out will result in offering steady water provide to the residents of the Corporation.
The Water Resources Department has additionally commenced growing the storage capacities of the prevailing reservoir in Poondi and Chembarambakkam.
The Department will even widen and renovate a number of water tanks within the suburban areas of the town to get ample water provide all year long.
With the inhabitants in Chennai Corporation on the rise, the requirement for drinking water can also be on the rise and therefore, the Corporation and Water Resources Department have approached World Bank for its assistance, to which, they’ve agreed.
However, sources within the Corporation informed IANS that the presentation of a flawless DPR with all of the micro particulars is vital for the ultimate clearance of World Bank funding.
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