Now there would be no shortage of drinking water in 105 deficient villages of Mewat district as these would get adequate supply of drinking water by December 2015: CM 14-05-2015
Chandigarh May 14: Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal today announced that now there would be no shortage of drinking water in 121 deficient villages of Mewat district as these would get adequate supply of drinking water by December 2015. The Chief Minister, who was presiding over a meeting here today regarding drinking water supply in district Mewat , directed the officers of Public Health Engineering Department to expedite the pace of work of the ongoing projects to ensure adequate supply of drinking water in the area. He said that while the problem of shortage of drinking water in 39 deficient villages would be resolved by September 2015, the problem in remaining 69 such villages would be resolved by December 2015. The balance 13 villages would be covered under the Canal Based Drinking Water Supply Scheme which is in progress. Mr Manohar Lal said that the 39 villages would be covered under the Ranney Well Scheme. These included nine villages of Nagina block, 18 villages of Punhana block and 12 villages of Ferozpur Jhirka block. Apart from this, new tube wells would be installed in 66 villages of five blocks of this district to ensure adequate supply of drinking water. These tubewells would be installed in eight villages of Nuh block, six villages of Nagina block, one in Punhana block, 47 in Ferozpur Jhirka and four in Taoru. Those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary Mr D. S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Sanjeev Kaushal, Special Principal Secretary Mr Rajesh Khullar, Principal Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department, Mr Alok Nigam, Principal Secretary, Irrigation Department, Mr R. R. Jowel, Engineer-in-Chief, Public Health Engineering Department, Mr A. K. Kheterpal and other senior officers of the Government.