21 new rural water supply schemes and 20 ongoing schemes costing over Rs.30.59 crore for augmenting drinking water facilities approved 7-02-2015
Chandigarh, February 7 – Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal has approved 21 new rural water supply schemes and 20 ongoing schemes costing over Rs.30.59 crore for augmenting drinking water facilities in various parts of the state. While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that under new schemes, water supply would be augmented at a cost of over Rs.8.24 crore in 12 assembly constituencies namely Kalka, Panchkula, Uchana Kalan, Julana, Narwana, Thansar, Nangal Choudhry, Tohana, Fatehabad, Dabwali, Ellenbad and Kalanwali. Giving the details of the ongoing schemes, he said that water supply would be expanded at a cost of over Rs.7.92 crore in villages of Bhiwani, Fatehabad, Jind, Sirsa and Sonipat. Under National Rural Drinking Water Programme, more than Rs. 5.66 crore would be spend for water supply augmentation in Bhiwani, Jind and Sonipat. Similarly, over Rs.8.76 crore would be spend under Desert Development Programme for augmenting water supply in areas of Bhiwani, Fatehabad and Sirsa.