Resolve drinking water scarcity on war footing

Resolve drinking water scarcity on war footing.
Srikakulam: Resolve drinking water scarcity particularly in rural areas on a war-footing, Government Whip Kuna Ravi Kumar directed the rural water supply (RWS) officials.
He conducted the Zilla Parashad general body meeting, along with Zilla Parishad chairperson Ch Dhanalaxmi, here on Tuesday.
Speaking on the occasion, MLAs and members of Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTCs) raised drinking water scarcity and demanded redressal of the problem.
They also flayed the RWS department for not chalking out plans to tide over drinking water problem during the summer.
MLAs V Kalavathi, B Ashok, G Laxmidevi, B Ramana Murthy and several ZPTCs demanded immediate repair of borewells and supply of water by tankers if repairs are taken up immediately.
Responding to it, the Government Whip directed the RWS officials to start work immediately and solve the drinking water scarcity in rural areas.
Collector K Dhanunjaya Reddy also directed the RWS officials to solve the issue Assembly segment wise.Palakonda MLA V Kalavathi, Burja, Itchapuram, Vangara, Bhamini and other ZPTC members expressed their unhappiness over non-functioning of lift irrigation schemes in their respective areas though crore of rupees were spent on the schemes.
Responding to it, the Government Whip asked detailed reports over lift irrigation schemes in Sitampeta, Bhamini, Itchapuram, Vangara and Burja mandals.
While the Collector directed the officials concerned to meet him later to discuss about the progress of these schemes.

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