Solid waste management for Imphal city completed: PDA


Imphal, 19th April, 2018 (DIPR): The Solid Waste management for Imphal City was completed in the year 2014. This was stated by Executive Engineer, Division-II of PDA Shri Prasanta Wahengbam during the series of press conference organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations at Moirangkhom office complex today.

Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme and NEC funding PDA under Division -I has executed projects such as upgradation and construction of urban slum, roads, women vendor shed, infrastructural development of JNIMS, renovation of Indira Park and construction of infrastructure for shifting of AR from Langthabal Old Palace , Canchipur at the total project cost of Rs 15,264.53 lakhs. Out of these, Rs 9,680.77 lakhs have been already released and Rs 9,229.10 lakhs have been utilised.

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The Division – II of the Department has executed developmental projects of Districts Courts in Senapati, Chandel Moreh and Tamenlong Districts; renovated the old auditorium and constructed eight classrooms of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy. Construction of 50 bedded hospital in Jiribam and the Solid Waste Management for Imphal City has been completed.  The total cost of the projects under Division II is Rs. 13,176.03 lakhs. Out of these, Rs 8,808.90 lakhs have been already released and Rs 8,787.21 lakhs have been utilised.

The Division –III has also upgraded roads and drains within Wangjing Lamding NP, constructed market at Singjamei, trauma care centre at Churachandpur District Hospital, Multipurpose Indoor stadium at Thoubal District and under Parks and Green spaces of AMRUT, BT Park is currently being developed. Installation of Rain and Sun shades  along with providing  Garbage Bins in BT Park and  their is a proposal as well to installed more benches and shades within the next three months.  The department has also completed the development of open spaces at western side of Govindajee Temple. The total amount of the projects was Rs. 4,527.70. lakhs Out of these, Rs 1,890.25 lakhs have been already released whereas Rs 1,419.54 lakhs have been utilised as on 23.03.2018.

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The Department was established in the year 1975 under the Manipur Town and Country Act,1975  with an objective to implement and execute to the master plan and the department is divided into three divisions. PDA also executes and implements developmental schemes of MAHUD Department and other Government departments as deposit works. There are many projects in the pipeline proposed to be taken up and is at the finalisation stage.

The press conference was also   attended by  Executive Engineers of  divisions  I & III namely Smt. K.Gambhini Devi( Division – I), Shri TL Muan ( Division-III) as well as Shri Yumnam Joykumar,  Assistant Survey and Settlement Officer of the Department.


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