Chief Minister Inspects rejuvenation and conservation works of Nambul River

Chief Minister Inspects rejuvenation and conservation works of Nambul River

Written By: / Friday, 21 June 2019 17:40

IT News
Imphal, June 21,

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inspected the work-in-progress under the Rejuvenation and Conservation of Nambul River project at different locations along the Nambul river today.
 Minister for Health and Family Welfare L. Jayantakumar Singh, Minister for CAF&PD Karam Shyam, Minister for Agriculture V. Hangkhanlian, MLAof Lamlai A/C Ksh. Biren Singh, Chief Secretary, officials of Department of Environment and Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) accompanied Chief Minister during the inspection.
Speaking to the media persons, Chief Minister said the first phase of the project would be undertaken in the polluted stretch of the Nambul river i.e. Iroisemba to Heirangoithong area. He mentioned that a sum of Rs. 97 crores has been approved for the said project.
Chief Minister highlighted that a sewage pipeline would be constructed along the both sides of the Nambul river. The urban waste would be treated by using latest technology at the Water Treatment Plant to be constructed at Mongsangei area, he added. Similar projects would be taken up in different rivers of the State, he added.
Chief Minister stated that a door to door garbage collection would be started soon by Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) so as to prevent from polluting the river. He appealed the people residing along the river banks to stop littering the garbage into the Nambul River.

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