DDC Shopian finalises implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission


SHOPIAN, NOVEMBER 2: District Development Commissioner, Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, today convened an officers meeting to finalize strategy for implementation of ‘Jal Jeevan Mission.

Among others the meeting was attended by SE PHE, engineers from I&FC, PHE, SDM Zainapora, Chief Planning Officer, and other concerned officer’s and engineers.

During the meeting, the DDC sought information regarding the demand of drinking water in both rural and urban areas and situation of the ground water table of the district. He directed the officers of PHE department to conduct a survey in this regard.  He also sought household wise list of uncovered habitations.

DDC said the Jal Jeevan Mission is set to be based on various water conservation efforts like point recharge, desilting of minor irrigation tanks, use of grey water for agriculture and source sustainability. It will also involve convergence of schemes to achieve the objective of sustainable water supply management across the district.

Superintendent Engineer public health engineer informed that a special training for the frontline workers of the line department will be held across the district.


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