The government of Punjab has decided to expand its underground rainwater storage project as Sardar Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister of Punjab has approved to launch the system in other cities of the province after Lahore.
The Chief Minister of Punjab said in his statement that rainwater storage projects will be started in big cities of Punjab and the reserves will be used in horticulture.
The water could also be made drinkable after purification, CM Buzdar said adding that “Underground tank with a capacity to store 1.4 million gallons of water has been made in Lahore.
A new sewerage line will be built from Larex Colony to Gulshan-i-Ravi. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 14 billion. Work is being done on Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) with a budget of around Rs 21 billion., He said
CM Punjab Usman Buzdar further added that “Horticulture academy will be made in Lahore where garden cultivation and management training will be provided to individuals.
Construction of houses will soon be started under the Naya Pakistan Housing Program and private sector will be provided all facilities in this regard. Project to provide clean drinking water under the Aab-e-Pak Authority will be expedited.” CM Buzdar said
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