Works going on to solve water problems of Quepem: Kavlekar

NT NETWORK

Panaji

The ongoing works of augmentation and laying of new
pipelines will solve all the water woes of Quepem constituency permanently,
said Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar.

Kavlekar was speaking after commissioning 150 mm DI
drinking water pipeline from Quitol to Pirwada and Pirwada to parts of Quitol
village, laid at a cost of Rs 70 lakh. The water pressure problem too will be
solved with the laying of the new pipeline, he said.

Stating that the developmental works in varied sectors in
the constituency are being carried out with a vision and taking the
requirements of years ahead, Kavlekar said some of these works are nearing
completion while procedures of other works are going on.

Keeping in mind the needs for the coming 25 years,
all-round development in terms of infrastructure, health, education, water
supply is being undertaken, said Kavlekar, adding that, no stone will be left
unturned for development.

Speaking further, Kavlekar said that “work of laying new
waterline, worth Rs 8 crore, from Ambaulim, is underway. While drinking water
system work, under JICA project at a cost of Rs 29 crore in Quepem municipality
jurisdiction, has been accorded approval by government.”

Unity of the people is very much important for progress
and development of the village, he said.

Khola zilla panchayat member, Shanu Velip said that
government is working tirelessly for the overall development of the citizens of
the state. People should keep aside their differences and work unitedly, he
added. He also lauded the efforts of Kavlekar for undertaking various
development works in Quepem constituency.

Sarpanch, village panchayat Betul, Tato Parwar thanked
Kavlekar for solving various problems faced by the villagers.

Deputy sarpanch, Akanksha Naik, panch members, assistant
engineer, water supply, Quepem, Vasuraj Karmalkar, Curchorem – Harsha Kakodkar
and others were also present on the occasion.
Executive engineer, water supply, Quepem, Shrikant Gaonkar welcomed while
technical assistant, Jyoti Velip proposed the vote of thanks.

Kavlekar also laid foundation for a Club House at
Gavliwada Betul, construction of which will be taken up under golden jubilee
fund. Gymnasium for Club House costing Rs 25 lakh will also be made available
under Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Fund. Four gymnasiums, totally costing
Rs 1 crore are sanctioned for Betul, Morpirla, Khola and Barcem villages under
MP fund, he informed.

Source:: The Navhind Times

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