lays stone of four water supply schemes worth Rs 385 crore for tribal areas

Vijay Rupani
Vijay Rupani

Gujarat gifts works worth Rs 20,000 crore to people this year as per budget, despite coronavirus,” says Vijay Rupani
Gandhinagar, Saturday: Gujarat laid foundation stone of four water supply schemes worth Rs 385 crore to supply potable water to 198 villages and four towns in Valiya, Jhagadia and Jetrang talukas in Bharuch district, defying global pandemic novel coronavirus. These areas are set to become Nandan Van.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today Speaking at a function at Sitaram Trust Nursing College at Valiya in Bharuch district, he said the state slipped into the spectre of Corona virus immediately after passing the State Budget in last March, but resolved to go ahead with timely completion of development works, economic activity for health, education and water worth Rs 20,000 crore, rising up to Prime Minister’s call for “Jaan He To Jahan He”.

These projects will connect Netrang Valia, Madhyabara, Jhadeshwar and Rundh Rajpardi.

He said that water supply schemes for villages worth Rs 2,500 crores were started during last five days. His government has made frequent droughts in the state a matter of history with the help of Sujalam Sufalam Yojna, Narmada, Ukai and Kadana based schemes for Kutch, northern and southern Gujarat.

Mr Rupani said that word like No Source about villages with no source of water is being deleted with implementation of Jal Se Nal Tak and other schemes. The scheme has brought tap water to 3.25 lakh out of total 3.61 lakh households in the district. The size is 11 group supply schemes with 357 km bulk and 692 km distribution pipeline, 11 water treatment plants of 174 MLD, 18 underground tanks.

The Chief Minister also e-dedicated Bharuch fire station and night shelter home at Valiya.