Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday directed officials to take steps to supply piped drinking water to all house holds un der the Mission Bhagirath scheme by December 2017. The CM had iew meeting convened a review meeting at his camp office to take stock of on-going work related to it.
The first phase of the scheme was launched in August at Gajwel, the chief minister’s constituency, where 66,800 houses are reportedly getting piped water currently.
A press release issued by the chief minister’s office said KCR appreciated the progress in work and asked officials to finish installing overhead tanks and laying underground pipes at the earliest as the pipeline network for supply of water from rivers to villages is near completion.
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