Irrigation, Public Health and Horticulture Minister Mahender Singh visited Marina Barrage built and commissioned by Public Utility Board across the mouth of Marina Channel in Singapore.
Marina Barrage benefits the people of the area by providing water supply to the region, provides flood control and is a venue for lifestyle attraction.
Mahender Singh said that these benefits would be replicated in the reservoirs of Himachal Pradesh to make them places of attraction for tourism. It will sustain the eco system of the area and also generate employment opportunities for local people.
Minister also visited the Sustainable Singapore gallery at the Public Utility Board (PUB) Singapore’s National Water Agency where the model of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System was shown to him.