Visits Tangnar Water Supply Scheme AT Pantha Chowk
SRINAGAR: Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel Tuesday held an interactive session with Panchayat representatives and Paani Samiti members here at Pantha Chowk to discuss the status of Jal Jeevan Mission in their respective areas.
During his interaction, the Minister observed that the role and responsibility of Panchayat representatives will increase as the schemes and plans of the Government are being implemented at fast pace.
While giving the example of Jal Jeevan Mission, he said that such schemes are being executed while keeping future in mind so that the next generation would take pride at the facilities which would be at their disposal during their time.
He urged people to actively participate in all the developmental activities so that better facilities could be provided to them.
While congratulating the J&K administration for providing tap water to large population in the region, he expressed his hope that the UT administration’s target of 100 percent tap water for every household till 2022 will be achieved in set timeline.
On the occasion, the Minister also visited 10 Million Gallons per Day (10 MGD) Tangnar Water Supply Scheme, Pantha Chowk here and inspected the functioning of the filtration plant.
The Minister inspected different sections including Alum Tanks, Chlorination unit, and water testing laboratories at the water filtration plant.
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