Sat. Sep 30th, 2023


Chandigarh-Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has authorised tasks value Rs. 165.53 crore for the availability of unpolluted ingesting water within the villages of Punjab. Through these tasks, the standard of water will enhance within the villages of the border districts in addition to in different districts of the state and wherever there may be scarcity or shortage of water, considerable water provide might be ensured.

            Divulging extra, the Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa knowledgeable that 4 such tasks have been authorised underneath totally different schemes by which clear potable water might be provided. He stated that 63 schemes in 16 districts are proposed to be accomplished in 2023-24 at a price of Rs. 55.83 crore. Out of those 16 districts, 6 border districts have additionally been included named Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Pathankot, Fazilka and Ferozepur.

            Similarly 181 new schemes of 21 districts are underneath development/renewal at a price of Rs 55.61 crore, Jimpa added. The work might be accomplished earlier than March 2024. He additional stated that works are underway in 7 districts at a price of Rs. 40.35 crore which might be accomplished in 2023-24. Jimpa stated that challenge to put in 103 new tubewells in 16 districts at a price of Rs. 13.74 crore could be accomplished earlier than March 2024. “We’ve included 3 border districts Pathankot, Ferozepur and Fazilka in this project, he said.”

            Jimpa stated that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has introduced a number of occasions that creating villages and equipping them with all types of services is the precedence of the Punjab Government and the Water Supply and Sanitation division is making its full contribution to meet this promise.

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