Madhya Pradesh Government : Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Department, Bhopal



Toxic leakage has caused severe damage to the environmental. The people, those who are lliving in gas exposed localities has been suffering from various ailments including respiratory disorders so there is great need of open spaces for pure air. In view of this plantation and creation of paths has been taken under consideration. The gas affected areas suffered severe environmental losses and ecological degradation, therefore with a view to improve ecological conditions of the affected area, following activities were undertaken for environmental rehabilitation:-

Plantation of trees, development of green belts and open areas, Children's Park, Construction and Covering Nullahs, Pavement of streets, Laying of roads, Construction of sewerage/drainage lines, Improvement of water supply schemes, Lighting of streets, Construction of smokeless choolahs, Conversion of dry/open latrines into water flush latrines, Construction of Sulabh Sauchalayas.
For this purpose a proposal of Rs.22.00 crores has been prepared and submitted to Government of India.


     Department has ensured pure drinking water supply regularly to ten gas affected wards.  Moreover, during financial year (2007-08) an amount of Rs. 2.00 Crore has also been sanctioned. 
At present nine high quality over head tanks has been constructed in the following localities for distribution of pure drinking water:-




Status Dec 2021 

1 shabri Nagar    1500 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
2 Damkheda    1150 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
3 Pinjomal Dharamshala    1600 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
4 Nayapura Gwalbaba ke Chabutre Ke Pass    1000 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
5 Shanti Nagar    2400 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
6 Green Park    1550 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
7 Ayodhya Nagar    2000 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
8 Teela Jamalpura    500 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
9 Choakse Nagar    2225 Kilo Litters   Completed, Water Supply Started
10 Mufti Sahab Kabristan    2000 Kilo Litters   Construction Done. feeder line of tank and distribution work Completed.

As per first Action Plan an amount of Rs.48.46 crore has been spent till Dec 2021 against the sanction amount of Rs.23.76 crore. In this the State contribution is 24.7021 crore in addition.

 The brief summary of expenditure incurred on environmental rehabilitation is as under:-

EXPENDITURE (Rs. crores) First Action Plan

* Additonal State Contribution is 24.7 Crore


Name of Scheme Sanctioned Provision Expenditure upto Dec 2021
Environmental Rehabilitation



  • plantation of trees
  • development of green belts and open areas
  • children’s park
  • construction and covering Nallah
  • pavement of streets
  • construction of roads
  • construction of sewage/ drainage
  • improvement of water supply schemes
  • development of open land
  • lighting of streets
  • disposal of wastes etc.
  • Supply of 9,000 smokeless choolahs

Under Second Action Plan Rs 50.00 crores provided for safe drinking water in gas affected localities, for that a project propasal from Municiple corporation Bhopal have been sanctioned by the department.Out of which Rs 50.00 crores have alredy been utilized for following works: 

  • construction of high rise tanks                                                            -    10
  • Laying of Feedermain                                                                             -    Work 100% completed
  • Laying of distribution line in Jivanjyoti Colony                                  -    10.80 KM
  • Laying of distribution network in ward no 11 to 16 and 66 to 77 -  20578 Domestic connection
  • Tap Connection Providednbsp                                                             -     30702
  • Union Carbide premises-site development plan
  • Disposal of Hazardous Industrial wastes lying in Union Carbide premises and decommissioning of the plant.Matter under consideration & pending before honorable Supreme Court.