Madurai to get special allocation for water supply

Madurai to get special allocation for water supply.
Madurai district would get special allocation for augmenting drinking water supply under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Revenue Minister R. B. Udhayakumar said on Thursday.
The Minister pointed out that Madurai was one of the districts affected by acute drinking water scarcity and the district administration had taken steps to augment supply from borewells in farm lands with State Disaster Response Fund and funds provided by Madurai Corporation.
He said that the State government had sanctioned Rs.
100 crore from the State Disaster Response Fund for drinking water supply, in addition to Rs.
Already, Rs.
Recently, an additional Rs.
170 crore had been sanctioned for the Department of Municipal Administration to provide drinking water in urban areas.
28 crore.
Those who participated in the meeting included Mr. D. P. Yadav; K. Veera Raghava Rao, Collector; MLAs V. V. Rajan Chellappa, A. K. Bose, P. Neethipathi, and P. Periapullan; Sandeep Nanduri, Corporation Commissioner, and Rohini Ramdas, Additional Collector, according to an official press release.

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