Prepare plan to tackle water problem, officials told in Eluru
District Collector Praveen Kumar has directed the panchayat officials to prepare an action plan for summer to tackle drinking water scarcity He wanted...
Eluru: District Collector Praveen Kumar has directed the panchayat officials to prepare an action plan for summer to tackle drinking water scarcity. He wanted the immediate execution of the plan to avoid troubles to people.
He reviewed the progresss of panchayats here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, he focused on the possible drinking water shortage during summer. He asked the panchayat officials to act in coordination with Rural Water Supply officials.
He said the local bodies should make use of panchayat resources and ZP funds for the purpose. In order to deal with emergencies, the district administration would keep ready fund for the purpose, he explained.
The Collector advised the officials to take technical support of RWS in conducting repairs to hand pumps and keep spare parts for their replacement if necessary.
They should ensure that no drinking water problem should arise and warned them of any media reports in this regard.
District panchayat officer Nagarjunasagar and others were present.