Rajghat dam in Guna district
Rajghat dam in Guna district

Guna (Madhya Pradesh): Rajghat dam tap water scheme worth Rs 1537.72 crore is being prepared by state government to supply drinking water in every house in villages.

Under the scheme, water will be supplied to villages and towns of Ashoknagar and Guna districts. Under this, pure drinking water will be available to 755 villages of Guna district. This scheme will be completed in a period of three years.

The scheme was reviewed by Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia recently. Its nodal agency is MP Jal Nigam. The work of planning has been given to L&T Company. The deadline to complete it is by January 11, 2024 and will be maintained by the company for 10 years.

Under the scheme, a water treatment plant will be built at Gora Sahrai village near Chanderi whose capacity will be 255.82 MLD. This plan has been made keeping in view the estimated population of 2041.

Under the scheme clean, filtered water will reach every household in 755 villages of Guna district. Apart from this, water will also be supplied to the towns of Aron and Kumbhraj. About 308 overhead water tanks will be made in villages of Guna district. After this, drinking water will be supplied to 1, 22, 997 houses by laying 2,117-km long pipes.

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