Three more Sewerage Treatment Plants Added to Bengaluru This Year with JICA Support

The inauguration ceremony of 3 newly constructed Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP)s was held for Raja Canal STP, Nagasandra STP and Chikkabanavara STP, whose total treatment capacity is 65 Million Liters per Day (MLD). The 3 STPs are expected to treat the sewerage generated by around 5 lakhs people in Bengaluru, and the total capacity of JICA-funded STPs will sum up to treating 3.5 million people’s sewerage, which consists more than one third of the total population in Bengaluru. The ceremony was inaugurated by Mr. Siddaramaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister and attended by dignitaries, including Mr. K.J. George, Hon’ble Minister for Bangalore Development, Town Planning, Government of Karnakata; Mr. Tushar Girinath, Chairman Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB); Mr. Takayuki Kitagawa, Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in Bengaluru, and Mr. Takayoshi Tange, Senior Representative, JICA India Office, among others.

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