Raigad Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra to Spend Rs 7.61 Crore to Tide Over Water Scarcity

WD News: The Raigad Zilla Parishad will spend Rs 7.61 crore over the next two to three months to alleviate water scarcity in 1,238 villages, a senior official has said.

The figure includes Rs 80 lakh that will be spent to remove sludge from wells to deepen them, as per Kiran Patil, Chief Executive Officer of Raigad ZP.

“Water will be supplied through tankers on trucks and bullock carts to 258 villages and 688 wadis, for which a sum of Rs 3.44 crore has been earmarked. We will also spend Rs 1,19 crore to repair 22 items related to water projects here,” Patil said.

Source: PTI
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