Sunday 12 August 2012

Controlling of Flooding and Water Logging in Urban Areas

Storm Water Drainage is a State subject and it is the responsibility of the State Govt. / Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to plan, design, implement and operate & maintain drainage systems with State Plan funds. 

During the last three years, 33 projects of Sewerage and Storm Water Drainage under Urban Infrastructure and Governance (UIG) component of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), 21 Storm Drainage and 40 Sewerage Projects under Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) component of JNNURM and 2 Storm Water Drainage Projects under 10% lumpsum provision scheme for the benefit of North Eastern Region including Sikkim have been approved. 
This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development Shri Saugata Roy in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. 

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