86 million litres
maximum quantity of water that the Bhadrak Drinking Water Project will divert from the Kharasrota river each day. Through this project, water from the Kharasrota will be tapped at Rajkanika block of Kendrapara and will be transported through a pipeline to cater to the needs of rural households in mining-hit and saline-affected areas in Bhadrak district of Odisha.
Water per capita per day that the project is designed for.
Number of people in 525 villages under Basudevpur, Tihidi, Chandabali and Dhamnagar blocks that will benefit from the project.
Length of the pipeline from the source of tapping to its destination which is a water treatment plant.
Capacity of the water treatment plant where the water will be treated before distribution to households.
major organization(s) involved. Project Developer: Megha Engineering India Limited, EPC and O&M: Megha Engineering India Limited (5 years).
Rs. 754 crore
estimated project cost. Funding will be provided by the District Mineral Foundation (DMF), Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC), State’s Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Drinking Water To All All Habitation (BASUDA) scheme and Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) under NABARD.
peak jobs will be created during construction phase.
30 Jan 2019
Odisha state cabinet approves the project.