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Rs 17 crore JJM schemes kick started by Jammu and Kashmir administration

Last Updated on January 22, 2023 at 8:21 pm

District Development Council Chairman Reasi, Saraf Singh Nag today kick started JJM Schemes projects worth over 17 crore in Katra block in presence of DDC Member Katra, Nirmala Bhagat, BDC Chairman Katra, Sham Lal Bhagat.

The District Development Council Chairperson kick started work on testing Commissioning of dugwell, pump room, Retrofitting and Augmentation of WSS Kanjlii under JJM which shall cover 448 households of villages Kanjli and Chhapanoo. Retrofitting and Augmentation of WSS Bhabber Brahmana shall cover 660 households of villages Bhabbar Brahmna and Bhabbar Rasayallan. Retrofitting and Augmentation of WSS Dera Baba shall cover 355 households of Villages Dera Baba and Mansoo thereby overcoming safe drinking water scarcity in Panchayats Bhabbar Brahmna, Dera Baba and Kanjli of Blocks Reasi and Katra.

While interacting with the locals, the DDC Chairperson congratulated them and said that Jal Jeevan Mission is envisioned to providing functional tapped water connections to all the households.

He also said that government is committed to ensure proper drinking water facilities to the general public and measures are being taken in this regard.

He appealed to the PRI members and people to work in tandem for timely completion of this project so that the majority of the schemes shall be completed within the stipulated time frame.

The DDC Chairperson also asked the concerned officers from the Jal Shakti Department to ensure that the quality work on these schemes is completed within the set deadlines so that necessary benefits could be provided to the general public with the completion of the projects.