Jammu – Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation . Raman Bhalla has said that the Government has prepared a comprehensive plan to meet the requirement of drinking water facilities in water deficit areas of the State, adding that for this purpose adequate funds have been earmarked under PHE and ERA for digging of deep drill tube wells and hand pumps.
This was stated by the Minister while addressing a large gathering after laying foundation of 15000 gallon per hour discharge capacity deep drill tube well at Gangyal near Rajiv Gandhi hospital, here today.
Bhalla said that on its completion the tube well scheme would benefit to 3731 souls of the Dashmash Nagar and Gangyal. He said that taken up under NRWDP Water Supply Scheme (WSS) the projected was stipulated to be completed in the month of February next year. He asked the executing agency to complete the project within stipulated time frame. He said the scheme includes deep drill tube well replacing of worn out water supply pipes of Dashmash Nagar, 30,000 gallon storage capacity OHT, repair of damages on berms besides restoration of digging portion of road .
The Minister said after commissioning of tube well no house of Gangyal and Dashmash Nagar would remain without adequate drinking water facilities. He said the problem of water scarcity at Rajiv Gandhi hospital at Gangyal would lao be solved. He said Government has issued directions to PHE and ERA departments to put their sincere efforts in providing adequate drinking water facilities to every house of every corner of the State so that the people do not feel any inconvenience due to shortage of this vital requirement.
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