Raipur: A massive tree plantation will be done along the Arpa River—lifeline of Bilaspur—as a part of Arpa river revival project.
This has been done as per the announcement of chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. Congress leaders expressed their gratitude to the Chief Minister in this regard.
During the swearing in of the Municipal Corporation, the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced about the revival project of Arpa River to maintain water level in the river round the year. The dream of construction of road with greenery and check dams on both sides, giving it a concrete shape, was fulfilled today as the work order for the said work has been issued.
Expressing gratitude to the chief minister on the issue of work order, Vice President of the State Congress Atal Srivastava and Mayor Ramsharan Yadav thanked the chief minister for his efforts. The construction of roads along the sides of River will be started possibly before rainy season. With the construction of road on both sides of the River will reduce the pressure of traffic on the city. While with the construction of two check dams, the water level will be maintained in the River round the year.