Round the clock water supply in Mandi


The Mandi assembly segment in the state would be linked with round the clock drinking water supply as centre has sanctioned Rs. 85 crore schemes for this purpose recently.

This was stated by Himachal Pradesh Rural Development Panchayati Raj Minister Anil Sharma who was inaugurating three days Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign organised by Press Information Bureau Shimla and other media units of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Jaisinghpur ground, Kangra district today.

All habitations of Mandi Sadar Assembly segment are already covered under two hours drinking water supply which will have 24 hours supply after commissioning of new scheme, he informed.

State is moving ahead to achieve 100 percent pure water facility as out of 53604 habitations 48579 had been already covered and left out 2500 habitations are to be covered by this year, he said.

He assured to built up new block development office at Lambagaon under this assembly segment which had been declared unsafe by the Rural Development department and could not be shifted due to lack of resources.

Showing concern of bad road conditions in ‘Changar’ area, he asked the officer to converge schemes with MNREGA to improve the conditions of road and to bring greenery in the area after launching new water conservation project.

There is tradition of tenders and contract in construction of roads today, however, officials could improve road conditions after converging labour component with MNREGA which have enough budget.

Expressing resentment over the ambiguity in MNREGA minister said that government want to bring more transparency to effectively implement the scheme.

To short list the real beneficiary of BPL in all the Gram Panchayat Minister said that it is paramount task to ensure real beneficiary as there are network of 3240 gram panchayat in the state pondering with number of complaints.

Inviting the people to participate in large number in the incoming Gram Sabha general houses convened on December 1, 2013 he urged them to oppose the selection of ineligibly if they found included in the list wrongly.

Welcoming the people on in campaign conducted by officer Tara Singh said that this is 19th PICs in the state as 800 similar PICs have been organized in the country. He said that 27 stalls exhibiting progress of various government schemes have been put up in the campaign.

Local member of assembly Yadvinder Goma and former MLA Milkhi Ram Gomma were also present on this occasion.

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