Telangana CM set March 31 deadline for Mission Bhagiratha project

Vastavam web: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao set March 31, 2019 as the new deadline for the supply of potable drinking water to every household under Mission Bhagiratha scheme. The Chief Minister also fixed the deadline to supply water to all habitations as January 10. K Chandrashekar Rao held a detailed review on progress of the works under the mission with top officials attended by Advisor to Government Anurag Sharma, CMO Secretary Smita Sabharwal and MLAs V Prashanth Reddy and Jogu Ramanna. The Chief Minister desired that from April 1 not even a single person anywhere in the State should be seen carrying a water pot or a vessel for fetching water from other areas.

The Chief Minister made it clear that his government is ready to spend any amount of money to complete Mission Bhagiratha and ensure potable water reaches each and every habitation irrespective of whether it is in hilly, forest or remote areas. K Chandrashekar Rao said that villages in Achampet, Sirpur, Adilabad, Nirmal, Asifabad, Kothagudem, each and every remote area habitation, habitations in hillock areas, water shall reach through Mission Bhagiratha notwithstanding the financial burden that is to be incurred. “The responsibility of the government does not cease with merely reaching the bulk water to the villages and supply at the door step to every house.

Government should also ensure regular supply of water without any interruption and hurdles,” he added.He asserted supplying water continuously without any interruption as important as completing the Mission Bhagiratha project.