Telangana CM directs officials to encourage people to drink water supplied under Mission Bhagiratha

South India

The CM held a review meeting on Saturday at Pragathi Bhavan here on Palamuru-Rangareddy, Dindi projects.


Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday directed the officials to encourage people to drink fresh and safe drinking water being supplied through Mission Bhagiratha by the State government. 

 He said all the required minerals are present in adequate quantities in Mission Bhagiratha water.

The CM held a review meeting on Saturday at Pragathi Bhavan here on Palamuru-Rangareddy, Dindi projects.

He wanted them to use the packaged drinking water bottles made available under the Mission Bhagiratha brand in all government offices – from gram panchayats to the State Secretariat.

According to Telangana CMO, since Mission Bhagiratha has been launched, water is being supplied through bottles, from Gram Panchayat Offices to the State secretariat.

The Chief Minister observed that all minerals were in adequate quantities in packaged drinking water bottles supplied under Mission Bhagiratha brand.

He also appealed to the people to drink Mission Bhagiratha packaged drinking water.

Chief Minister has instructed the officials concerned that the Palamuru-Rangareddy Project, aimed at supplying water for irrigation to combined Mahbubnagar district, known as Migration district (for people migrating in large numbers from the district) and the famine-stricken Rangareddy district should be completed cent percent by end of this year.

The CM wanted the works on the Dindi project, which would supply irrigation water to fluoride stricken, deficit rainfall regions like Munugode, Devarakonda in Nalgonda district should be expedited and completed within six months. 

He promised that funds flow for these two projects would not be stopped and budgetary allocations would be made in this year's budget too.

The CM instructed Principal Secretary (Finance) Ramakrishna Rao to immediately release Rs 2000 crore to pay the bills pertaining to Palamuru-Rangareddy, Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme's works.


With inputs from Agency

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