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JDA gets Rs.240 crore for Dravyavati Revival Project


The Dravyavati River Revival Project is in full swing. Jaipur JDA has received the first installment of Rs.240 crore from the National Capital Board. With this step the rejuvenation work of Dravyavati River, which was moving at snail’s pace due to shortage of funds, will now enhance the speed of the project.

The total cost of this project is said to be Rs.1600 crore. The firm has started work to rejuvenate the 47 km long river in Jaipur city, the Dravyavati Nadi, which is located between Jaisalya village at the foothills of the Nahargarh Fort and River Dhund. Over the years, polluted water from nearby areas, garbage and debris has damaged the condition of this river, because of which many in Jaipur address it as Amanishah Nala Jaipur and not Dravyavati River. But not any more, The Dravyavati revival project will help save the place and add a beautification value to it. So, what is the Dravyavati river Jaipur project all about?

Dravyavati River Project

This is one of the biggest ongoing Tata projects in Jaipur, which aims to rejuvenate the spoilt Dravyavati Nadi, more popularly known as the Amanishah Nala in Jaipur. Tata Projects Limited SUCG consortium has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) to develop walkways, sitting arrangements and green belts on banks of the river Dravyavati. According to an official, the following would be included under the Dravyavati Revival Project:

  • Jaipur JDA will be constructing 11 sewerage treatment plants (STPs) with a capacity of 180 mld.
  • JDA has also proposed to construct check dams with a width of somehwere between 12 m to 102 m, depending on the availability of space.
  • The firm would plant nearly 16,000 trees and 65,000 square metre green area will be developed under the project.
  • Jaipur JDA has already initiated a drive against encroachments on the Dravyati river map after the preparation of action plan for the rehabilitation of the river.

Dravyavati River Map

You can check out the official Dravyavati River or Amanishah Nala map at Jaipur JDA website.

As per plan, you would see a beautified Dravyavati River flowing in Jaipur, surrounded by well-developed green belts by August 2018.

 


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