Report by the Agra Development Authority regarding disposal of sewage from the Nalanda Town colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 07/06/2022

  • 07/06/2022

Action taken report by the Agra Development Authority in the matter of Devanshu Bose Vs Agra Development Authority & Others in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order, December 1, 2021 and March 24, 2022.

The matter related to sewage problem in Nalanda Town colony, Shamshabad road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. After site inspection of the joint committee, December 10, 2021 direction was issued by the Agra Development Authority to initiate action to make sure for the establishment of a sewage treatment plant (STP) for disposal of sewage coming from the Nalanda Town colony.

The joint committee, January 24, 2022 took the further decision for preparation of an estimated cost to be incurred on establishment of the STP for permanent solution of the sewage problem and disposal of sewage water deposited on plots outside the gate of the Nalanda Town colony from tankers by the Agra Development Authority.

The Agra Development Authority has started to dispose off the sewage mixed water deposited in the drains and empty plots outside the gate of the Nalanda Town colony through tankers. And the sewage mixed water has been completely disposed off from tankers by the Agra Development Authority by May 10, 2022.

The report informed the Green Tribunal that the Agra Development Authority had invited tender for establishment of STP vide tender dated June 2, 2022 but received only one tender due to which the same has been forwarded to the Chief Engineer for further consideration. Notice was also sent to similarly situated developers who haven't constructed STP.

The developers of the Nalanda Town colony has informed that they have issued the work order, May 2, 2022 to M/s Riyasa Water Technology Pvt. Ltd. for the establishment of STP. The cleaning of the sewage storage tank which is already present at the site has started. After cleaning of the tank, STP would be installed. As per the builder, the complete work of STP establishment after cleaning and the completion of the civil work would be finished within 15 days.