Multi-Village Water Schemes Planned for Coastal Districts in Karnataka

WD News: The state government has prepared an action plan to implement seven multi-village drinking water schemes to be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 1,040 crore in Dakshina Kannada district, according to minister of energy, Kannada and Culture Shri V Sunil Kumar.

Speaking at a ceremony in Mangaluru recently, Shri VS Kumar, who is in charge of the district, said, “Action is being taken to provide access to potable drinking water to one lakh families in Dakshina Kannada through Jal Jeevan Mission at an estimated cost of Rs 576 crore. The project will be implemented in three phases.”

To manage sewage in villages, sewage treatment plants are also being set up at Golthamajalu in Bantwal taluk and Ujire in Belthangady taluk.

Source: Times of India
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