Vidhan Sabha committee members visit buddha nullah site to identify site for establishing an intermediate pumping station
Ludhiana : A day before the Vidhan Sabha committee is expected to meet in Chandigarh over the issues related to Buddha nullah and river Ghaggar, committee members led by its Chairman MLA (Ludhiana East) Daljit Singh Bhola Grewal visited the buddha nullah site near Gaughat Gurdwara on Sunday.
As the state government led by Chief Minister (CM) Bhagwant Mann is working to make the water bodies pollution free, the said vidhan sabha committee has been formed to look into the issues related to buddha nullah and Ghaggar river.
While MLA Grewal is the Chairman of the committee, MLAs Ashok Prashar Pappi, Madan Lal Bagga, Kulwant Singh Sidhu, Hardeep Singh Mundian, Gurpreet Singh Banawali, Barinder Goyal, Manpreet Singh Ayali, Kuljeet Singh Randhawa and Sandeep Jakhar are members of the committee.
Legislators including Grewal, Prashar and Bagga visited the nullah site on Sunday alongwith the officials of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC) and Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWSSB).
Grewal stated that the state government is working to clean the buddha nullah and efforts are being made to expedite Rs 650 crore project to clean buddha nullah. Local authorities have been facing some problems in finding a space for establishing an intermediate pumping station (IPS) near Gaughat gurdwara under this project.
The IPS has to be established for carrying the sewer waste to the sewer treatment plant (STP).The visit on Sunday was scheduled to find space in the nearby area and a few locations were also identified.
A detailed discussion on the sites will be held during the meeting of Vidhan abha committee scheduled to be held in Chandigarh on Monday and final decision regarding the same will be taken soon, said Grewal while adding that the state government is committee for the development of the state and its people.