Expedite Ganga water lift project, says Bihar CM | Patna News

GAYA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked the officials concerned to expedite the work related to the Ganga water lift project and complete it on time so that people of Rajgir, Gaya, Bodh Gaya and Nawada could be provided Ganga water for drinking purpose.
“Ensure that the alignment is done properly so that there is no hurdle in transporting water. The project should be completed keeping in mind the projected population,” the CM said while reviewing several sites of this multi-crore project in three districts –Gaya, Nalanda and Nawada. He also visited Sita Kund in Rajgir where a suspension bridge is proposed to be constructed.
At Motnaze in Nawada, the CM inspected construction of a water reservoir. Officials informed him that Ganga water would be taken to Rajgir and Nawada from there.
Nitish also reviewed the progress of the Ganga water lift project in Gaya along with the construction work of a rubber dam in the Falgu river. He inspected the water treatment plant at Abgila in Manpur. Gaya DM Abhishek Singh informed the CM about progress of the projects.
“At Abgila hill, RCC tank of 0.938 million cubic metre (MCM) storage capacity is being made. At this reservoir, water can be stored to fulfil the requirement at Gaya and Bodh Gaya for five days. The reservoir at Tetar has the storage capacity of 18.633 MCM,” the DM said.
The water of Ganga will be routed through 149-km-long pipeline from Begusarai via Marachi, Mokama, Sarmera, Barbigha, Shekhopursarai, Katrisarai and Ghoda Katora. The water routed to Gaya from Begusarai will be stored in the reservoir at Tetar. After purification, it will be stored at the treatment plant at Abgila.
According to information, 20 MCM water of Ganga will be brought at the storage point at Tetar panchayat from Giriyak in Nalanda district.
After the work on rubber dam is completed, at least two-foot-water can be retained in the Falgu river throughout the year.

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