J&K floods: Two lakh litres of water rushed to worst-affected areas

The Centre on Thursday rushed two lakh litres of water in bottles for the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K floods: Two lakh litres of water rushed to worst-affected areas
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New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday rushed two lakh litres of water in bottles for the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, headed by Nitin Gadkari, has also dispatched water purification plants of four lakh litre capacity per day to help augment the drinking water supply in the state as part of the central relief measures.

The minister informed this in a series of tweets —

Gadkari took the decision to airlift drinking water at a high level meeting with officials concerned.

The meeting followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's direction to all central ministries and departments to join in the rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures to help and assist the state government in tiding over the unprecedented natural calamity faced by the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

With PTI Inputs

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