Jamshedpur Utilities & Services Company (JUSCO) was awarded the Mango Water Supply Project at Jamshedpur by the drinking water and sanitation department (DW and SD) Ranchi, government of Jharkhand. The project was won by JUSCO based on an open tender, the bid for which was placed against other utility service providers.
The groundbreaking ceremony of the project was performed on August 30, 2009 by K Sankaranarayanan, Governor of Jharkhand. Other dignitaries present during the function were Arjun Munda, MP, Jamshedpur, G Krishnan, Advisor to the Governor, Saryu Rai, MLA, Jamshedpur (West) and B Muthuraman, MD, Tata Steel, H M Nerurkar, executive director, India and South East Asia, Tata Steel, BL Raina, chairman, JUSCO and Sanjiv Paul, MD, JUSCO. Local politicians and bureaucrats, senior citizens, heads of the companies of Tata group, union officials and employees of Tata Steel and JUSCO were also present.
The Mango water supply scheme was commissioned by the public health engineering department, government of Bihar, in the year 1984. The revised administrative approval of this scheme was accorded by the urban development department, Jharkhand government which was followed by a contract agreement signed on August 24, 2009.
With the project completion period of 24 months from the date of signing the agreement, the contract value stands for Rs 64.18 crore and involves operation and maintenance (O and M) of six months from the date of completion of the project.
The work entails JUSCO to survey, design and construct water treatment plant complete with civil, mechanical and electrical works under urban supply scheme on turnkey basis including six months of O and M of this scheme.
The scope of work includes:
This ambitious project, once completed will cater to the drinking water requirements of 1,98,500 people (Projected population 2009) from the Subernarekha river in and around Mango.