Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Joint Monitoring Committee for Airport Water

The new Kolkata Airport catches a lot of water. A study by Jadavpur University has recommended that the run-off water has to be drained away at four different points so as not to flood out any neighbouring localities. The water will have to be drained to Nowai Canal and Bagjola Canal across various terrains. A drainage scheme worth Rs 63 crores has been prepared by KMDA to handle the water flow. The issue was posed to the State Planning Board who has approved the project but has advised that a joint monitoring committee should be formed to ensure smooth execution of the project. Accordingly, the State Government has brought out a notification where Chairpersons of concerned municipalities, CEO KMDA, Irrigation Department, and Principal Secretary UD are members and Airport Director is the member convenor. I also spoke to Dr B P Sharma, Airport Director about this.
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I went to Budge Budge and Barrackpur yesterday for visiting sites where waste water treatment projects will be implemented under NGRB project. There will be a meeting of the Empowered Steering Committee at Delhi on 6th September that I'll attend and which will consider the project proposals for sanction. Two photos:
Budge Budge: Chorial Canal draining on to Hoogly

Barrackpore: Latbagan Ghat
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Yesterday, Hidco launched a very very prime commercial plot for bid. This is near the Axis Mall in New Town. The ad:

1 comment:

  1. Debashis Sir, Can we have some bus connectivity from Action Area 2 C ( from the road in front of Akhanka, Sunrise Point, HighLand Woods). A Local Market is also missing, glad to know that one is coming near AA 2B.