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World Bank Lauds Punjab, Awards Second Project Of Rs. 2200 Crore: Surjit Singh Rakhra

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Chandigarh , 09 Jun 2015

Enthused by completion of project worth Rs. 1280 crore project before schedule, the World Bank has sanctioned another Rs. 2200 crore project to Punjab. The World Bank decided to sanction another project on the basis of completion of Rs. 1280 crore project sanctioned earlier, which had been completed before six month of its schedule time. While disclosing this here Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Mr. Surjit Singh Rakhra said that this project will give impetus to ongoing project of providing 100 percent potable water and sanitation facilities. He was presiding over a training workshop here at Mahatma Gandhi State Public Administration Institute. Rakhra said that World Bank had commended Punjab for its pro-active approach to accomplish the project worth Rs. 1280 crore awarded earlier. He said now the entire rural belts of state will get complete water supply and sanitation facilities.  

The Minister informed that next aim of the department was to rejuvenate water supply schemes smashed due to the problem of water logging besides enhancing the capacity limit from 40 liter per capita to 70 liter vis-à-vis setting up of treatment system in villages besides sewerage system. He said that through domestic connections 100 percent population would be covered under this mission. The Minister also gave a call to the officers and officials of department to launch a sustained drive to make people aware about the schemes so they could take full advantage from schemes. He also advocate the need to launch a concerted drive to make aware the common masses about the ill-affects of impure water. Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Suresh Kumar informed that Punjab had taken a series of step to provide 100 percent water supply for 24X7. He said that Punjab has setup 650 villages in a short span of time.

Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included Mr. Ajoy Kumar Sharma, Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer Mr. A.K. Soni, Director Sanitation Mohammad Ishfaq and Chief Social Development Officer Ms Priya Ojha.





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