PHED aims at providing household taps to more than 25k households
Dimapur, Feb. 17 (EMN): The Public Health Engineering department (PHED) Nagaland has stated in its annual administrative report 2019-20 that it is taking up rural water supply schemes in 109 habitations including provision of functional household tap connection (FHTC) in 27, 428 households, out of which 45 habitations with 3, 746 FHTCs are being targeted for completion during 2019-20.
In urban water supply, the report stated that the scheme for augmentation of water supply to the state’s capital town Kohima is being taken up with a 90:10 funding with the central ministry of Urban Development. The project, it stated, involves pumping water from Zarü stream to a reservoir at Kigwema village.
The design capacity of the project is 3.80 million litres daily. The main infrastructures have been completed and the distribution system is being worked on while the project is targeted for completion during the year 2019-20.
The design capacity of the project is 3.80 million litres daily. The main infrastructures have been completed and the distribution system is under execution while the project is targeted for completion during the year 2019-20.
Urban sewerage and sanitation
The report further informed that the department is implementing a project in Dimapur town for pollution abatement of rivers Diphu and Dhansiri. The estimated cost of the project was revised in 2013-14 out of which INR 82.8 crore has been approved and the physical progress is 45% as of date.