Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday flagged off equipment that will help resolve the city’s sewage problem, he said.
With a price tag of Rs.1.45 crore, the super suction-cum-jetting machine was set to mechanize the cleaning of Punjab’s sewer lines promising effective solutions to the longstanding issue.
Mann highlighted the machine’s capabilities and its potential impact on the city’s sewage system. He emphasized the newly acquired equipment would clean upto 200 kilometres of the city’s main sewerage lines paving the way for improved sanitation and better living conditions for residents.
Furthermore, the Chief Minister also marked the inauguration of 50 tractors purchased by the Municipal corporation, Ludhiana, for a total of Rs. 2.22 crore.
The tractors are set to play a vital role in various civic body branches, including buildings and roads, operation and maintenance, health, and horticulture, among others.
Elaborating on their purpose, CM Mann stated that the tractors would be utilised for performing an array of tasks, such as debris lifting, water supply through tankers, garbage collection, and other essential operations. The introduction of these tractors is expected to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the city’s civic services, allowing for better management of daily tasks and responsibilities.
Ludhiana has been grappling with sewage-related issues for some time, and the acquisition of the super suction-cum-jetting machine is seen as a breakthrough step toward long-term resolution. The simultaneous launch of the high-tech cleaning machine and the fleet of tractors signifies the government’s dedication to improving its infrastructure and municipal services. The move aligns with the government’s vision of providing a cleaner and healthier environment for its residents.
The Punjab Chief Minister’s initiative signals a significant stride towards achieving this ambitious goal, and the citizens of Ludhiana eagerly anticipate the positive changes. The initiative by CM Mann will also help to bring positive changes in the state.