It has been over a month now that Belgaum corporation has been in the news and again for reason unwanted for. But this time its time to cheer for the Belgaum City Corporation as it was awarded the National Urban Water Award 2011 in New Delhi recently.
‘National Urban Water Award 2011′ is given in recognition of its excellence in urban water management. Commissioner, Y.S. Patil, and city engineer R.S. Nayak received the award from Union Minister of Urban Development Kamal Nath.
The award is a recognition for the BCC’s work in rejuvenation of 19 large and 22 small open-wells which were constructed during the British rule to increase drinking water supply to residents of the city and also for the implementation of the 24 hours water supply in 10 wards of the city.
The wells were rejuvenated with the support of Rotary Club, INDAL Aluminium Company Ltd. and social workers.