Ganeshotsav: Idol immersion: Hurdle in NMC plan of two artificial tanks | Nagpur News – Times of India

Nagpur: Eco-friendly plan of Nagpur Municipal Corporation Ganeshotsav It has come to a halt after work on two of the four sites proposed for permanent artificial tanks has not started, while work on the other two sites is yet to begin.
In this way devotees Ganesha The mandals will have to depend on the artificial tanks of Koradi this year also.
An amount of Rs 31.89 crore has been approved for the construction of these tanks with the permission of the Urban Development Department. The task of construction of tanks was entrusted to the Public Health Engineering Department.
Sources said that due to the proposed rejuvenation of this lake, the construction of a tank at Police Talab near the police headquarters would get delayed. Tender process is going on for construction of artificial tank in Gorewada.
“The plan to build an artificial tank at Dabha was derailed after Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh proposed an international convention centre.” School of Agriculture in the vicinity. Another one proposed near the Central Jail land behind Regional Forensic Science Laboratory near Rahate Colony T-Point has also not materialized as the civic body is yet to get the no-objection certificate from the authorities concerned,” said NMC’s Solid Waste said a senior official of the management department. ,
“A new location is now being explored as an alternative to the proposed Dabha site,” the official said. Though the official claimed that immersion arrangements would be made in Koradi area this year, the permanent artificial tanks at Gorewada and Police Line Takli would be ready only by next year.
The proposed artificial tank will be of 1,465 square meter radius, with 12 meter road and 2,160 square meter open area for parking. The area of ​​1,250 square meters will also have facilities for worship and other rituals before immersion of idols, 3 watch towers, rest rooms for fire personnel, police and NMC employees. An Effluent Treatment Plant to recycle the water and hydraulic pumping facility for cleaning the tanks are also being proposed. news network