Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today asked the engineers to speed up the left over works in Kathua district at the earliest so that the people don’t face any difficulty in getting clean drinking water.
The Minister issued these instructions while chairing a meeting convened to review the actions taken by the department on the decisions taken in the last review meeting in Jammu.
The Minister enquired about the progress of repairing of old pipe lines in Rakh Hoshari, installation of transformers in Hatli Morh Chak Partap Singh, installation of public water stand in village Suba Chak, improvement if Water Supply Scheme, Chadwal, laying of disty system in Protey Chak/Bannu Chak, drilling of new bore well at Randhwal, replacement of worn out pipes in Pathwal, laying of distribution in Sungwali, Patyari Kattlan, Muthi Khurd, commission of filtration plant in Hira Nagar, measures taken to tackle water scarcity in Kissan Nagar Sumwan, installation of new deep drilled hand pumps, improvement of water supply to Govt. Middle School, Krishna Colony, redevelopment of bore well Pandrar Old, Amala Dhaloti, construction of toe wall at village Dhani and other related issues. The engineers gave a point by point reply to every query of the Minister and informed him about the steps taken by the department for augmenting water supply in Kathua.
In the meeting, the Minister directed the engineers to take every necessary step for providing water to inaccessible areas of the district and conduct regular field visits to Water Supply Schemes.
Chief Engineer PHE Jammu Susheel Aima, Chief Engineer I&FC Jammu Rajeev Gandotra, SE’s and Executive Engineers were present in the meeting.