Over hundred villages in Mysuru district facing acute drinking water scarcity
Over hundred villages in Mysuru district facing acute drinking water scarcity.
Over a hundred villages in Mysuru district are facing acute drinking water scarcity.
Drinking water is being provided to these villages through tankers.
This was revealed at a special drought review meeting held on Monday under the chairmanship of H.C. Mahadevappa, PWD Minister and also Mysuru district in-charge.
Manjunath, Exeuctive Engineer, Department of Rural Drinking Water Supply, said that over 1,061 works to provide drinking water had been taken up at an estimated cost of ₹1,200 lakh.
Of these, 943 had been completed and 118 were under way.
He added that changing of pipelines and deepening of borewells was taken up.
Multi-village projects Apart from this, 31 multi-village drinking water supply projects were initiated at a cost of ₹288 crore in the district.
Over 36,000 fodder mini-kits were provided to farmers and the department had sought 12.000 more such kits for the district.
Lakshminarayan, District in-charge secretary, Shivashankar, Chief Executive Officer, T. Venkatesh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mahesh, Commissioner of Mysuru Urban Development Authority, participated in the meeting.