WABAG secures Rs 1,187 Cr order under Namami Gange
In Digha, the scope comprises of designing and building a 100 million litres per day (MLD) Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Interception and Diversion Work, two sewage pumping stations and survey, redesigning and building new sewerage network of about 300 kilometers. In Kankarbagh, the scope comprises of designing and building a 50 MLD STP, Flow Diversion Works and all appurtenant structures and survey, redesigning and building new sewerage network of about 150 kilometers.
The construction of sewerage networks which represents over 80 per cent of the total contract will be executed on a DBO basis and the remaining around 20 per cent towards STPs will be implemented under HAM basis. WABAG will also be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the STPs and the sewerage infrastructure for a period of 15 years. The project will be implemented by BUIDCO with financial assistance from the World Bank under the NMCG.
Commenting on this major order win, Mr. Varadarajan S, Director & Chief Growth Officer, said "With this repeat order in Bihar, WABAG will now be responsible for sewerage infrastructure in 4 out of the 6 zones of Patna, thus testifying the trust reposed by NMCG and BUIDCO on WABAG. This project is an important step in realizing the vision of ensuring 100 per cent sewage collection and treatment in Patna. WABAG is already executing projects for BUIDCO in Pahari and Karmalichak. All these projects, on completion, will ensure a cleaner and healthier ecosystem for over 50 per cent of the population of Patna."