Many arrangements have been made in this direction on the initiative of Mayor Ejaz Dhebar, who is known as the city of ponds, to preserve and make all the facilities of Raipur’s ponds more convenient.
Raipur Smart City Ltd. On the instructions of managing director Saurabh Kumar, the rejuvenation of Amapara pond, Soap Dabra pond, village Dabri pond, Purani pond, Chironji pond, Gopi Dabri pond, Gudiyari’s cookery pond, Sheetla pond, Changorabhatha new pond are done through organic method. Work has been started for Apart from this, work has been started for rejuvenation of Amalidih Apna Talab, Karbala Talab, Khamhardih Big Talab. Along with water conservation, beautification work is also being done by Raipur Smart City Limited for the purpose of giving them attractive appearance.
Smart City Ltd. General Manager of Technical S.K. Sundrani informed that at present the beautification of Narayya Talab has been completed at a cost of Rs 2 crore. The flow of polluted water into the ponds is a major problem. STP at Telibandha by Raipur Smart City Limited (Sewerage Treatment Plant) has been established. Apart from this, the work of installation of STP in Budhatalab is in progress.
STP in three other major ponds of the city, Narayya, Kari and Bandhwa (including Prahladwa and Kho-Kho pond). Tender has been invited for setting up. An organic method has been adopted by Smart City Limited for the purification of Telibandha pond, which is seen as a model in the country. Cleaning and beautification of old pond is currently in progress.