Ensure every possible measure to supply drinking water

PR Minister Mr. Shukla directs at DPC’s meeting at Satna

shukl29.3.16Bhopal, March 29, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan):  Energy, Mineral Resources and Public Relations Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla has directed to ensure every possible measure to supply drinking water in the district keeping in view crisis due to scanty rainfall and drought. Mr. Shukla gave these directives in a meeting of District Planning Committee at Satna today. Mr. Shukla said that drinking water should be supplied by increasing length of riser pipe or fixing single-phase motor to handpumps. He said that water should also be transported, if needed. Mr. Shukla also held detailed discussions on distribution of relief against crop loss due to hailstorm, schemes for farmers’ welfare and proposed redensification of Sabzi Mandi and old Polytechnic Campus.

He directed to increase target of Indira Aawas Yojana and constructing a composite building of Zila Panchayat. MP Mr. Ganesh Singh, MLAs. Harsh Singh, Narayan Tripathi, Yadvendra Singh, Mrs. Usha Choudhary, Zila Panchayat President Mrs. Sudha Singh, Mayor Mrs. Mamta Pandey and committee’s members attended the meeting. Minister Mr. Shukla performed Bhumi Poojan for strengthening of road from Rampur Baghelan to Amarpatan. A sum of Rs. 25 crore will be spent on construction of this 25 km long road. He said that old roads of national highway of bypass from Bela-Satna 4-lane road will also be maintained.