Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Bhalla lays foundation of deep drill tube well

To deal with drinking water scarcity in Jawahar Nagar and its adjoining areas, Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla today laid foundation of deep drill tube well at Narwal Pain, coming up at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.24 crore under water supply scheme Jawahar Nagar by PHE ground water department.

Mr. Bhalla assured the inhabitants of Jawahar Nagar, Jeevan Nagar, Narwal Pain and Ajeet Nagar and its adjoining localities that with the dedication of 1000 gallon discharge capacity per hour tube well, there is no drinking water scarcity even on the tail end of the areas. He asked the PHE authorities to put their sincere efforts in completing the project within stipulated time frame so that the people could get relief from overcome scarcity of the drinking water.

The Minister said that their development related issues would be redressed in a phased manner, adding that focus of the Government is to develop all the periphery basties on modern lines by providing all basic amenities like safe drinking water, power, better roads, bye-lanes, drains, besides educational and healthcare infrastructure.

For providing better place to morning and evening walkers, Mr. Bhalla said Government has earmarked Rs. 1 crore for development of 1-km long recreational park at Narwal Pain. He said that the upcoming park would add to the beauty of Jammu district which was being projected as a major tourist attraction. He said the place would have landscaping, illumination, construction of walkways, flower beds with irrigation facilities, drinking water reservoir and seating.

Earlier, Mr. Bhalla visited Channi Rama and inspected the ongoing construction work of multipurpose community hall, for which Government has earmarked Rs. 30 lakh. He asked the R&B department to complete the project within prescribed period so that the people of the area could avail the benefit of such facilities by arranging social as well as religious functions on nominal fee.

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