Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat, will be the first city in the country to provide 24-hour drinking water

Gandhinagar, 17 September 2020

The government has started construction of Rs 229 crore water project in Gandhinagar. 150 liters of water will be provided for each. Water meters will also be installed in homes in Gandhinagar. Gujarat was in dire need of water 30 years ago. But in the last two decades, Gujarat has gone from a water shortage to a water surplus state.

NITI Aayog has also ranked Gujarat first in the best overall water management index. Gujarat has proved to be the norm in water harvesting. This is what Vata has said on behalf of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

The city of Gandhinagar is being supplied 65 million liters of drinking water daily. Now infrastructure is being developed to increase it to supply 160 million liters of water per day

Do this first Rupani

On 15 October 2018, the per capita water supply in the capital city Gandhinagar is the highest in the state. Yet the water demand of the residents could not be met. Despite the construction of a Rs 5 crore overhead tank in Sector-5, the water supply in the old sector-areas was not adequate or with sufficient force. After the water tank is built, water is supplied simultaneously to the new areas and old areas.

1200 TDS water

Ahmadpura village in Dahegam taluka of Gandhinagar district does not have a sewerage system for 2000 people. 1600 TDS drinking water. Up to 300 TDS of water is potable. A year ago, on 20 September 2019, there was a problem of dirty water in Gandhinagar. Continues even today. It has been like this for 5 years. People’s health is in danger. There is a lack of modernity in the water treatment plant.

Narmada water

In Gandhinagar city, like Ahmedabad, the water from the Sabarmati river was first supplied through a purification plant. Presently water is supplied to the city through the Narmada River Canal. The Chief Minister directed to use the recycled water in industrial houses, orchards and gardens. Therefore, ground water and Narmada water will be less used.

Drinkable water in every house

The central government has introduced a tap-to-water scheme to provide pure tap water to every household in the country by 2024. In Gujarat 2 years ago, it has been decided to deliver water to everyone’s home by 2022. The government has to make a plan every year, so that drinking water does not create problems in the state till July 31, 2019.

What will happen in Gujarat from 2020 to 2025?

In 2025, the annual water requirement of Saurashtra-Kutch will be 10 thousand million cubic meters of water as compared to the requirement of 14 thousand million meters. DM Will happen. 41 percent water will be less.

The water requirement of North Gujarat is 18 thousand million cubic meters. There will be availability of 10 thousand million cubic meters. It will have 82 percent less water.

The water requirement of South Gujarat is 15 thousand meters. M. against 28 thousand meters. Will remain There will be more water here.

Out of 19000 villages, 4659 villages have poor water. Water is found with fluoride, nitrate, salinity. Of the 96 villages in Gandhinagar, 32 have poor water. Give him pure water. Out of 786 villages in Ahmedabad district, 299 villages are drinking hazardous water. In the state, 2826 villages with fluoride effect, 785 villages with nitrate effect and 1048 villages with salinity effect have been found. Give them pure water, then talk about the tap at home.