A team from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has reviewed the progress of the Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project (HCIP) with the agencies involved in the project’s execution.
The agencies include Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA), Hyderabad Metropiltan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
The JICA team comprised programme specialist Takahiro Suzuki and senior programme officer Monika Ranjan. HMDA member and HCIP project manager RP Khajuria explained to the visiting team about the current status of project work.
The JICA team, along with HMDA officials, visited 20 and 30 MLD sewage treatment plants, I&D structures at Yashoda Hospital, Divyashakti Apartments, Necklace Road, trunk sewers work in the Secunderabad Cantonment Board area, dredging of the Picket nala and slums in Rasoolpura where dwellers demonstrated in-situ waste segregation and compost formation.
The JICA team expressed satisfaction over the execution of the project and wanted completion of all components of work fully by July 2016.