The State Government has accorded priority to the implementation of sewerage schemes, with proper sewerage treatment plants in all the Urban Local Bodies in a phased manner, in order to provide better sanitation. The main objective of implementing UGSS is to reduce the health risks and to eradicate ground water contamination, thereby improving the health and sanitary conditions of the people
The Government has proposed to implement UGSS in a phased manner in the Corporations and Municipalities with necessary financial assistance under various schemes.
Out of the 22 towns announced during the year 2012-13, the financial closure has been achieved for the following 4 towns as detailed below:-
The fund tie up for the remaining 18 towns is in the process.
The advanced techniques like trenchless technology for laying of sewer line, usage of prefabricated manholes, HDPE pipes and other modern technologies for treatment of sewage etc. are being explored.