CHANDIGARH: The World Financial institution and Asian Infrastructure Funding Financial institution (AIIB) have authorised mortgage for USD 300 million (about Rs 2,190 crore) canal-based ingesting water tasks in Punjab.
The challenge is aimed toward making certain high quality ingesting water and minimise water losses for Amritsar and Ludhiana, in keeping with a Punjab authorities assertion.
Your entire challenge can be co-financed by IBRD (World Financial institution) – USD 105 million, Asian Infrastructure Funding Financial institution – USD 105 million and the Punjab authorities – USD 90 million, in keeping with an official spokesperson.
Within the Amritsar challenge, the supply of floor water provide is Higher Bari Doab Canal and a 440 MLD (million litres per day) water therapy plant can be constructed in village Vallah, Amritsar for treating the floor water, the spokesperson added.
After therapy, the clear water can be pumped to the over head service reservoirs (OHSR), which might additional serve town residents to keep up a steady water provide.
The infrastructure has been designed to satisfy the water demand for 30 years.
It might profit the residents of Amritsar with an estimated inhabitants of 14.51 lakh in 2025 and 22.11 lakh in 2055.
Likewise, the supply of water provide within the Ludhiana challenge is Sirhind Canal and a 580 MLD water therapy plant can be constructed for treating the floor water.
After therapy, the clear water can be pumped into the OHSR, which might additional cater to town residents to keep up a steady water provide.
It might profit the residents of Ludhiana with an estimated inhabitants of 20.76 lakh in 2025 and 29.35 lakh in 2055.