Punjab Govt to spend Rs. 1963 crore on ingesting water projects- Bram Shanker Jimpa
CHANDIGARH:Beneath the dynamic management of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab authorities has began floor water initiatives price Rs 1963 crore to make sure potable water provide to 1700 villages within the state. Out of this quantity, Rs. 578 crore has been put aside for the border district Fazilka. This quantity can be spent in Abohar, Balluana and Khuia Sarwar areas of District.
Disclosing this, Punjab Water Provide and Sanitation Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa mentioned that concerted efforts are being made by the Punjab authorities to enhance the standard of ingesting water within the border areas. Many initiatives have been initiated to lift the usual of residing and supply primary facilities to the individuals.
Mr. Jimpa mentioned that he participated within the nationwide convention ‘Water Imaginative and prescient@ 2047’ at Bhopal final week and raised the problem of poor water high quality within the border districts of Punjab, apart from looking for funds from the union authorities for the development of water high quality within the border districts and a big a part of the central funds must be allotted to those areas.
He participated in a perform of water provide and sanitation division held at Balluana constituency, the place he laid the muse stone of Rs. 40 crore work of laying pipes for the availability of ingesting water provide. Aside from this, Minister devoted a rural water provide scheme price Rs. 4 crore to the individuals. Equally, he additionally devoted the water works initiatives in villages Dharam Pura and Mehrajpura price Rs. 9 crores to the residents of the constituency. Jimpa additionally knowledgeable that within the areas the place the standard of ingesting water is poor, prospects of establishing the R.O. vegetation are additionally being explored.
Mr. Jimpa additional mentioned that the bottom water of Ferozepur, Fazilka, Gurdaspur and plenty of different districts like Bathinda alongside the worldwide border is just not fit to be eaten. Components like heavy steel and uranium are being discovered within the water because of which many individuals are affected by most cancers and different severe illnesses. He mentioned that hair of kids is popping gray and individuals are additionally struggling numerous different illnesses. He mentioned that the federal government is doing numerous work in these areas and efforts are being made at massive scale. The initiatives launched at the moment are the a part of the works began by Mann Govt. He mentioned that the Punjab authorities is dedicated to handle each part of the state.
Giving details about the work being accomplished for the welfare of farmers, Income Minister Jimpa additional knowledgeable that through the ongoing yr 2022-23, the state authorities has distributed Rs. 125 crore to farmers as compensation for crop injury and for farmers’ welfare thus far.
On the event, Balluana MLA Amandeep Singh Goldy Musafir and senior officers of the district have been additionally current.