Chandigarh Oct 12- The Haryana Urban Local Bodies Department will spend Rs 436 crore under the AMRUT Yojana for better sewerage management in Karnal, Sonepat and Ambala. An agency has been hired for this purpose.

While stating this today, Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain said that this scheme would prove to be an instrumental in the systematic infrastructural development of urban areas of the State. 

She said that Rs 178 crores would be spend for improving the sewerage management in Karnal. She said that 180 kilometer long sewerage line would be laid within a period of two years which would have 10,500 manholes and sewerage connections would be given to 9,216 households. Similarly, structural development of 150 km long sewerage line in Ambala would be ensured at a cost of Rs 144 crore. Under this, 8,875 manholes would be created and sewerage connections would be given to 10,879 households. 

She said that in Sonipat,  a contract of Rs 114 crore has been given for the replacement of old pipe lines for  drainage of dirty water, laying new pipe lines in view of the increasing urban population and for  better functioning. She said that similarly, sewerage line of 154 kilometers of 200 mm to 300 mm capacity and sewerage line of 22.5 kilometer of 400mm to 1800mm capacity would be replaced in Sonipat.  A time limit of one-and-a half year has been fixed for replacing the sewerage lines, she added.