Sunday, September 9, 2012

Consolidation of water resources

Terming the last 3 years a golden era for the departments underneath his charge, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and control Taj Mohi -ud -Din nowadays aforementioned consolidation of water resources within the State was a serious action throughout the amount.

Addressing a public meeting at Bhanderkote in Tangmarg nowadays, the Minister aforementioned underneath his leadership several historic steps to preserve, defend and consolidate water resources within the State were taken by the govt.. He aforementioned J&K Water Resources Act 2010 was a vital milestone during this direction. He aforementioned many alternative steps were taken like construction of Ravi Canal and construction of lake Jammu Tawi, Chattabal weir and stabilization of water level in Jehlum, besides stabilization and improvement of the many previous and necessary irrigation schemes.

Mr Taj aforementioned around Rs. one thousand large integer are completed as water usage charges from varied agencies that is around one third of the State's total revenues. He aforementioned water usage charges collected would be utilzied for purchasing back power comes or rising water resources within the State. For this, he aforementioned recently associate ordinance was conjointly issued by the govt..

Responding to the native demands, the Minister proclaimed unleash of Rs one.50 large integer for water theme (WSS) at Bhanderkote. He conjointly directed for preparation of project for rising and maintaining Roose Kute Canal and upgradation of native reservoir and distribution network. He conjointly directed for completion of flood protection works within the space on priority.

The Minister conjointly directed for formulation of project report for irrigating orchards and kandi areas within the section.

Chief Engineer, PHE Kashmir G.R. Zargar and officers of district administration attended the Minister throughout.

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