Delhi Will Also Become A ‘City Of Lakes’, Like Udaipur
After Udaipur, the city of Delhi lakes will now be built. For this, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has completed the entire planning. Work on this project will be started in two months. To revive 159 lakes, the DBB will spend Rs 376 crores. Apart from this, two big lakes will be built in Nilothi and Rohini with Rs 77 crores. This plan has been approved in the DBB board meeting.
With two major lakes, the number of big lakes in Delhi has now gone up to five. Lakes have already been approved in Dwarka and Najafgarh and work is underway. The lake will be approved in the next board meeting at Timarpur. Rs 53.85 crore will be spent on Rohini lake and it will be in 32 acres. Filling the entire lake will have a capacity of 15 million gallons of water. Similarly, the Nilotti lake spread over 25 acres will be built in 23.5 million rupees, it will come to 48 mg of water. The capacity of Najafgarh lake will be 38 mg, Dwarka lake capacity of 12.5 mg, Titarpur lake will be 30 mg. A total of 135 mg of water from these lakes will be available to DJB. Trying that most of the water in the lakes is filled with rain. Apart from this, water from STP will also be brought here.
In addition to the lakes, several new projects were approved in the DBB board meeting. These will solve the sewer and water problems of colonies and common people. According to the DBB, the government has given a green signal to regularize the connection of unauthorized water and get new water connections. In PPP mode in the area of Nangloi Water Service Limited, this scheme will be started for 480 unauthorized colony.
Under the Chandni Chowk Ridewell Plan, Rs. 6 crores have been approved for rejuvenating the 750 mm sewerage line. This line, which will be completed in six months from Fatehpur mosque to Red Fort, will be completed. A budget of Rs 270 crore has been passed for the peripheral sewer line in the Sant Nagar and its surrounding colonies. This project will benefit 5.02 lakh people and the polluted water going to the Yamuna will also be reduced.