RWS to oversee Mission Bhagiratha: KCR

bhageerathaChief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has stated that the prestigious Mission Bhagiratha project will be merged into Rural Water Supply department and it is up to the department to oversee the works.

Reviewing the works of the Mission today at MCRHRD, Mr Rao announced that Mr Vemula PRashant Reddy, Vice Charman of the Project will hereafter regularly review the progress with all the concerned. Mr Reddy will get Cabinet rank and he would coordinate with all the departments, he said.

Mr Rao directed that the works should go on a faster pace and everyone should ensure that phase I should be ready by December 2017.

“We are getting 22,000 crore loan from various lending agencies and another 8000 crore is also expected. We will allocate funds from the budget as well. Since there is no paucity of funds, I think the works can go on speedily” he said.

MR Rao agreed for an incentive of 1.5 per cent for those contractors who could complete the works speedily within the stipulated period in villages.

Medaram Jathara

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