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88-km water supply project in Maharashtra awarded to private firm

The 88-km-long water supply scheme will provide 403 million litres of water a day (MLD) to Mira-Bhayandar & Vasai-Virar along with few areas in Palghar district

mumbai Updated: May 27, 2017 01:23 IST
Swapnil Rawal
The Executive Committee of the MMRDA, headed by chief secretary Sumit Mallick, approved the appointment of L&T to develop the 403 MLD Surya Regional Bulk Water Supply Scheme for design, build, maintain, operate and transfer basis.
The Executive Committee of the MMRDA, headed by chief secretary Sumit Mallick, approved the appointment of L&T to develop the 403 MLD Surya Regional Bulk Water Supply Scheme for design, build, maintain, operate and transfer basis.(HT)

With the civic polls in Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation slated to be held in August, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis-led Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority appointed M/s Larsen & Toubro Ltd. to develop the Surya Regional Bulk Water Supply Scheme.

The 88-km-long water supply scheme will provide 403 million litres of water a day (MLD) to Mira-Bhayandar & Vasai-Virar along with few areas in Palghar district.

The Executive Committee of the MMRDA, headed by chief secretary Sumit Mallick, approved the appointment of L&T to develop the 403 MLD Surya Regional Bulk Water Supply Scheme for design, build, maintain, operate and transfer basis.

“The western sub-region of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region has always faced acute water problems. The Surya Water Supply Scheme will certainly provide a lot of relief to the residents of Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporations”, said UPS Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA.