Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, MLA and CEM, CADC inspects progress of Water Treatment Plant under construction at Sadarasuk

Kamalanagar, 19 December 2023: Member of Legislative Assembly, 36-Tuichawng Assembly Constituency, Mizoram, and Chief Executive Member, CADC, Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, led a team of Executive Committee Members, MDCs and officials from PHE Department to the site of the Water Treatment Plant being constructed under the Chawngte Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme at Sadarasuk on Monday. The purpose of the visit was to assess the current status of the project, which is expected to significantly improve the water supply in the Chawngte area. He was also accompanied by Dg. Nirupam Chakma, MDC and a prominent leader representing the opposition benches in the council.

During the inspection, the team meticulously examined various components of the water treatment plant, including the infiltration gallery, pump house, filter and chemical house, and reservoir. Dg. A. Bindulal Chakma, Junior Engineer from the PHE Chawngte Section, provided detailed technical explanations of the infrastructure and their respective functions. Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma expressed his satisfaction with the progress made on the project.

The Chawngte Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme is a significant initiative undertaken by the CADC authority under the leadership of Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma and implemented by Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Mizoram with fund provision from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The project, initiated in January 2021 at a cost of Rs. 9 Crore, is on track for completion in March 2024. Once operational, the facility is expected to significantly alleviate the long-standing water crisis faced by residents of Kamalanagar town, including the Chawngte area. It will have the capacity to supply water to the residents for a minimum of 12 hours a day. The project also includes providing free water connections to the uncovered areas of Kamalanagar and Chawngte.

Earlier on the day, CEM Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma and his team visited the designated site for an education and community development project at Kamalanagar-VI. The land, donated by Dg. Birendra Bijoy Chakma of Kamalanagar-I, had been chosen for the establishment of a Middle School, an Anganwadi Center, and a Village Council House. Earth cutting and leveling of the site has already been completed.