Sewage problem solved with the intervention of SC/ST commission

CHANDIGARH: Punjab State Schedule Cast Schedule Tribal Commission’s order has solved the three years pending sewage problem of village Chaddiyan of district Roopnagar.  Chairman SC/ST Commission, Rajesh Bagga said that  Schedule Cast  residents of village have complained regarding worst conditions of the residential area where they were  susceptible to many diseases due to unhygienic surrounding.

Bagga said that Panchayat member Balwinder Singh and others  alleged that   newly built two feet  increased height of road has  blocked sewage flow that effected specifically houses of SC’s commune. They  have been complaining  to higher officials regarding the issue for the last three years but they put deaf ears after that they brought this serious  issue to the notice of the commission.

He further said that on the basis of complaint SC/ST Commission has summoned the District Development and Block Officer though department issued a grant of Rs.5.5 lakh under scheme “Swach Bharat Campaign ”  . The Rural Development department has constructed six hundred nine feet long drain for sewage. He said that  half kilometre of temporary drain was made for mentioned area  which was  linked  with small pond for sewage water.