Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the first sewerage treatment plant of Chhattisgarh at Balikonta near Jagdalpur in Bastar division. This sewerage treatment plant has been built at a cost of about Rs 54 crore. CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the plant on Tuesday by duly worshiping it. During this, he prayed for the prosperity and prosperity of the state by performing aarti and offering prayers to the river Indravati. Describing the cleanliness of the river and other water sources as very important, the Chief Minister appreciated the work done by the Bastar district administration and Jagdalpur Municipal Corporation under the leadership of Mayor Safira Sahu for the construction of the first sewerage treatment plant in the state. On this occasion, the Chief Minister inspected the sewerage treatment plant and also took technical information. The foundation stone of this sewerage treatment plant was laid by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in August 2019. After that the construction work of this plant started. Giving information to CM Baghel regarding the technology used in the construction of this sewerage treatment plant, Collector Rajat Bansal said that 25 MLD capacity sewerage treatment plant has been constructed in Balikonta under the AMRUT Mission. In the divisional headquarters Jagdalpur, about 180 lakh liters of polluted water is found daily in Dalpat Sagar and Indravati river. Due to the presence of bacteria, turbidity and increased pH value in this water, this water used to pollute the water of Dalpat Sagar and Indravati river. For the purification of this dirty water of the city, it is being transported through a pipeline of about 10 km to Balikonta, where after the purification of this water in three phases in this plant, it will be released into the Indravati river. This sewerage treatment plant built under the AMRUT scheme can clean 250 lakh liters of water per day. After purification, releasing this water back into the Indravati river will also get rid of the problem of the decrease in the water level of the river. 3 drains of Dalpat Sagar, 1 nala in Mahadev Ghat, 2 nallahs behind the center prison, 1 nala in power house, 1 nala near intake well and 2 nallahs near Laxmi Narayan Mandir Raja cemetery, this water from river Indravati and Dalpat Sagar See you in the water. By connecting these 10 drains together, R.C.C. To be brought by pipe to the main pumping station at Balikonta sewerage treatment plant.