Thursday, May 29, 2014
Rs.10 crore express pipeline for BSF jawans guarding international border
Palanpur, 28 May, 2014
A meeting on water supply situation in Banaskantha district was held by district collector Mahendra Patel. The water supply situation was reviewed thoroughly in this meeting. Rs. 78 crore works proposed by Water supply department were approved in this meeting which includes Rs. 10.39 pipe line upto Tharad taluka’s Morrila village, Rs. 8.36 pipe line upto Lunal village, Rs. 10.57 lakh pipe like upto Mahadevpur, Rs. 9.19 lakh line in Gadsigar village, Rs. 10.37 lakh pipe line between Karbun to Savarkha village, Rs. 4.50 lakh work of well in Amirgadh taluka’s Virampur village and Rs. 14 lakh works for Khemrajiya village.
Collector Mahendra Patel said that the government has planned Rs. 10 crore express pipe line to provide pure water to BSF jawans on international border from Devpura filter plant.
He said villages close to Narmada canal are provided water as per their demand. Till now 17 village reservoirs are filled with Narmada water. Online tenders are approved for water supply through tankers in needy village.