Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Chaudhary today said that ensuring drinking water supply to every household is top priority of the coalition Govt.
The Minister said this during his visit to Uri during which he took a comprehensive review of various centrally as well as state sponsored Public Health Engineering and Irrigation related schemes.
The Minister was accompanied by Chief Engineers of PHE, Irrigation and Flood control, SE’s, ADC Baramulla, AEE’s, Ex En’s besides various officers of line departments.
During the visit, the Minister was informed that 130 schemes have been taken under various programmes in which 110 have been completed and the work on remaining is underway. He stressed upon concerned authorities to work in synergy and enthusiasm so that all projects are completed within stipulated time.
He sought coordination and cooperation among departments so that target achieving mechanism can be initiated.
Earlier, the Minister took review of dredging works on river Jhelum at Baramulla wherein he stressed upon timely completion of the works.