सामान्य सभा में गंदे पानी को लेकर हंगामा

शुक्रवार को रायपुर नगर निगम के प्रथम तल एमआईसी हॉल में समान्य सभा की बैठक आयोजित की गई। बैठक की शुरुआत में जनप्रतिनिधयों के तरफ से लोगों को मिल रहे गंदे पानी को लेकर सवाल रखे। गंदे पानी की समस्या को लेकर सामान्य सभा में जमकर हंगामा हुआ। समान्य सभा में करीब दो दर्जन से अधिक सवाल लगाया गया।

''Jal Kranti Abhiyaan'' will make 54 water-scarce villages self-sufficient

Secretary Dr. Tewari addressing the miteeng 'Jal Kranti Abhiyaan

The Chhattisgarh State Government had made all preparations to strengthen Union Government's Water Conservation and Management policy of ''Jal Kranti Abhiyaan'' (Water Revolution Mission). Fifty-four severe water scarce villages have been selected for the Mission. Two villages from each of the 27 districts have been selected for the purpose. Water Resources Department Secretary Dr. B.L. Tewari held a meeting of the State-level Committee on Tuesday at the Data Centre. He reviewed the steps taken to implement the 'Jal Kranti Abhiyaan' in the State.

Water quality be checked regularly: Vivek Dhand

Chairing the meeting Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand

Quality of water sources in all 27 districts of state is being tested. This was informed at a meeting of the Committee of State Water and Sanitation Mission (SWSM) held at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan) Naya Raipur on Saturday. Chairing the meeting Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand told the officials to conduct regular testing of water quality in hand pumps and nal jal schemes of Public Health Engineering Department. The Chief Secretary also reviewed drinking water testing technique. He told the officials to speed of works of construction of lavatories in villages under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.

Baiga Tribe populated hamlets to be relieved of water shortage problem soon

Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh.

A special drive has been initiated in Kabeerdham (Kawardha) district on instructions of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh to provide regular supply of safe drinking water to people of Baiga tribe, living in hilly and forested areas of Chhattisgarh. Under this drive, 50 hamlets in Pandariya and Bodla block have been earmarked for solving the problem of water shortage. In the same sequence, tube well digging and hand pump installation work is underway in these hamlets at war footing. Five drilling machines and a crawler machine have been deployed for the aforementioned purpose.

Anicut-based Group Water Supply Schemes to be started soon in Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister

CM Dr. Raman Singh in conversation with Union Secretary Pankaj Jain. Also seen are Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand.

To facilitate safe drinking water supply in rural areas, anicut-based group water supply schemes will be started soon in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has instructed the officials of Water Resource and Public Health Engineering Department to chalk out phase-wise action plan for the purpose. Dr Singh said that in the first phase, a minimum of 1000 villages should be earmarked and connected to the nearby anicuts through pipelines to provide safe drinking water supply.

Chief Minister orders NMDC to take effective measures for controlling water pollution in Rivers and Ponds

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has instructed National Minerals Development Corporation (NMDC)- a public undertaking of central government, to take effective measures for controlling water pollution in rivers and ponds, caused during the process of blasting in mines of Bailadila Iron-Ore Project.

Mayor instructs officials to prepare report on water logging-prone areas

Chhattisgarh, Mayor Kiranmoyee Nayak

In a view to stop water logging in Saddu and Daldal-Seoni during the approaching monsoon season, Mayor Dr. Kiran Mayee Nayak convened a meeting of higher officials of Public Works Department and Chhattisgarh Housing Board on Tuesday. The Mayor has expressed her concern over the graving issue causing hindrance to the residence of above mentioned areas.

Test possibilities to provide water from Madsilli lake

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh hearing the problems of people during the Jandarshan programme.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh directed the officials to test the possibilities of providing potable water by pumping water, from Madsilli, a nearly natural lake, to the residents of village Jawahar Nagar under Gram Panchayat Khamharpali in Sarangarh development block of Raigarh district. During the weekly Jandarshan programme held on Thursday at the official residence of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, villagers from Jawahar Nagar appraised the Chief Minister about their problems.

NMDC steel plant to get water from Indravati, Sabari rivers

Chhattisgarh Assembly

Housing and Environment Minister Rajesh Munat informed the house that NMDC steel Plant, which is coming-up in Nagarnar, requires 6,000 cusec meter water during construction and while in operation the plant will need 147120 cusec meter water per day. The water will be supplied by through the pipline from Indravati and Sabri Rivers.