Official documents available with Express shows it’s a plant with a capacity of 72.06 million litres per day (MLD) to cater to drinking water needs of 692 villages as well as the needs of the industries of nearby SIPCOT area.
The Mauripur Expressway, water and sanitation and desalination projects were approved on the public-private partnership mode on Thursday as the 32nd meeting of Public Private Policy Board was held at the Chief Minister’s House.
Along with the expressway, the board approved the Link Road to Korangi, Hub water supply project of three million gallons per day (MGD) from Dhabeji to Special Economic Zone, the Lyari sewerage system, the Lyari Development Authority’s Scheme 42, a five MGD desalination plant and construction of canal from Nabirsar to Vajira on the public private partnership mode.
The meeting agreed that the Mauripur Expressway is to be an eight-kilometre-long two into two lane project from Mauripur Expressway to Y-Junction. It would have a two lane one-way Interchange at ICI bridge.
Promising enough drinking water for the next one year, sources from the Chennai Metro Water department said they will reduce purchase of water from Nemmeli and Minjur desalination plants for about three months.
The city receives 480MLD water daily from TMC’s own water supply scheme, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and Shahad-Temghar Water Supply Authority (STEM).
DHA and Hubco plan to revive the desalination plant and generate five MGD of potable water. They plan to use sea water reverse osmosis technology for the project and Hubco already possesses the first right of refusal.
After the Shiv Sena’s pet project, Coastal Road, the BMC is now turning its focus on the desalination plant at Manori, for which it has sought the help of the government of Israel that is a pioneer in the technology.
Gujarat CM gifts Rs 417 crore drinking water and Rs 46 crore tourism projects from Dabhoi for Vadodara district – India
While the state’s entire budget used to be Rs 8,000 crore once, it has grown to Rs 14,000 crore on drinking water management alone, reflecting the state government’s commitment to make water problem a matter of past.
He said that water is our prerequisite and a priority as the state government is committed to make the water problem a matter of past, to realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project Nal Se Jal to provide potable tap water in every house by 2021-end.
Prime Minister will visit Kutch on December 15, to lay stone of world’s largest 30,000 MW Renewable Energy Park and Desalination Plant at Mandvi – India
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will come to Gujarat on December 15 to perform the ground-breaking ceremony of the world’s largest 30,000 MW Renewable Energy Park in the border area of Rann of Kutch.
Talking to the mass media at Mahatma Mandir here, Mr. Rupani said that he will also perform the ground-breaking ceremony of a Desalination Plant at Mandvi in Kutch, besides the huge Solar and Wind Energy Park.