- New Peripheral Water Main commissioned from Malviya Nagar to Chirag Delhi
- A number of colonies in south Delhi will be benefited
- Project inaugurated today by Sh Kapil Mishra, Vice Chairperson, DJB in the presence of Sh Saurabh Bhardwaj, MLA and Sh R.S. Tyagi, Member Water Supply, Delhi Jal Board
- Work has been executed at a cost of Rs 4 Crores
- DJB engineers and the PPP Operator has work overtime to ensure that the people get benefit of the project in the summer season
The Delhi Jal Board today commissioned its new peripheral water main in South Delhi. It was inaugurated by Sh Kapil Mishra, Vice Chairperson, Delhi Jal Board, and Sh R.S. Tyagi, Member (Water Supply) Dehi Jal Board in the presence of the officers of of DJB, representatives of Malviya Nagar Water Services Pvt Ltd, the PPP operator of the area and people in large number . The length of this new peripheral water main is 3.5 kilometer and it runs from the Maviya Nagar Booster Pumping Station to Chirag Delhi. The total cost of the project is Rs 4 crores.
The engineers of the DJB have worked overnight to ensure that the project is completed in a record time and the benefits of the project reach the people in the summer season. It will lead to improvement in water pressure and will also take water to the new areas. Speaking on the occasion, Sh Kapil Mishra, Vice Chairperson of DJB, commended the officers of the Delhi Jal Board for the hard work put in by them to complete the project successfully in least possible time. He also congratulated the people of the area who will be benefited by this new line. The reiterated the commitment of the Government of NCT of Delhi under the dynamic leadership of Sh Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister Delhi and Sh Manish Sishodia, Deputy Chief Minister and Chairperson, DJB to provide water to each household in Delhi.
Sh Saurabh Bhardwaj, MLA thanked the Vice Chairperson of the DJB and DJB officers for completion of the project at the critical time by putting in extra efforts. Sh R.S. Tyagi, Member, Water Supply, Delhi Jal Board said that the DJB is working hard to increase the water production and its equitable distribution in the city. An elaborate summer action plan has been prepared and is being implemented to provide relief to the people in the critical summer months. Water conservation, better efficiency and prudent management of water has been the mantra of the Delhi Jal Board. He further said that from this water main line, a number of service lines will emanate which will carry water to the colonies which were not connected so far with the piped water supply network. It will bring a major relief to the people of the area who were dependent on tankers for the water needs.
Commissioning of this water main will immediately benefit a large area in south Delhi including Sadhna Enclave, Savitri Nagar, Seikh Sarai Ph-1, Soami Nagar and Chirag Delhi Village and many more. It will supply 10 million litres of water per day to about 50,000 residents of the area. Water will be supplied through this water main line from Malviya Nagar UGR for 6 hours a day, 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening.