Govt should provide clean water to every citizen: Iqbal Singh
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 22:50
  
Rajahmundry: Pondicherry Lt Governor Dr Iqbal Singh today said the government should make sure that every citizen of the country gets clean water.

Singh, who was here to inaugurate Y S Rajasekhara Reddy underground water pipeline at Dowleswaram, said the drinking water must be preserved in view of changing global situation.

"If, we fail to preserve the drinking water, we would face a severe water problem in 2020. Every citizen must preserve water," Singh said. The government should implement new plans to provide clean drinking water to every citizen in the country, he said.

Pondicherry Revenue Minister Maladi Krishna said the pipeline project is envisaged at at Rs 50 crore, out of which Rs 32 crore would be provided by Central Government and Pondicherry government will bear remaining Rs 18 crore.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 22:50


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