Amarkantak to be made Mini Smart City
Amarkantak. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Amarkantak will be transformed into a Mini Smart City. An amount of Rs. 155 crore will be spent on this work. He further mentioned that a cheerful life cannot be imagined in Madhya Pradesh without Narmada. He was addressing the large public gathering in a programme held at Ramghat of Amarkantak of district Anuppur.
Chouhan performed bhoomi poojan of water supply scheme costing Rs. 12 crore 56 lakh and sewerage plant costing Rs. 18.50 crore in Amarkantak. He also made announcement for providing Rs. 5 crore towards sanitation and infrastructure development in Amarkan
Chouhan stated that the resolution, which was taken by the state government to make Narmada river pollution free during the Narmada Seva Yatra will be fulfilled with the participation of the society. He mentioned that beside spreading awareness among the people of urban and rural areas situated on the banks of river Narmada, construction works are being carried out by the government. In this series, about 2 crore saplings were planted in the areas situated on Narmada’s banks last year. Plantation will be carried this year too, he added.
Chouhan urged the people, not to release the sewer water in Narmada river and to come forward for water conservation activities. He laid emphasis on need for mutual efforts to maintain the purity of Maa Narmada.
Member of Parliament Gyan Singh, Chairman Scheduled Tribe Commission Narendra Singh Maravi, MLA Pramila Singh, Chairman Amarkantak Development Authority Ambika Prasad Tiwari and other Public Representatives were present on the occasion.