Canal drinking water project costing Rs 111.53 cr to begin soon: ADC

Category : Punjab News
Updated On : February 11, 2019 10:18 AM
By Indian Times Daily

(UNI) The work of setting up a canal-based drinking water project to ensure the supply of safe drinking water to the residents of 92 villages of the district will begin soon, according to Additional Deputy Commissioner Jaspreet Singh.

He said this while presiding over a meeting of the officials of various departments here at Bachat Bhawan. Mr Singh informed, ''This is the world bank funded project and it will cost Rs.111.53 crore.The plan regarding this project is ready."

The Additional Deputy Commissioner said, " to solve the problems related with water supply in the district various other projects would also be launched soon."

About five villages would be covered under the scheme of NABARD, one under NRDWP, two under Sub Component-1 A of World Bank and six villages would be covered under Sub Component-2 A of World Bank for the water supply projects. He had issued instructions to the officials regarding all the water supply projects.

The ADC further disclosed that 55 applications for water supply connections and 347 for the construction of the toilets which were received during the camps organised under MGSVY have been cleared and the work was in progress. He further said the district administration was committed to provide the benefits of each and every scheme of the government to the eligible beneficiaries.

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