Minister for MAHUD and Social Welfare Okram Henry said that the government is committed on providing potable water to every household of the State. He made the statement at the foundation stone laying ceremony for Ningthem Pukhri Water Supply Scheme (NDB) 5.45 MLD capacity and Overhead Tank Reservoir at Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal Community Hall on Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the government is trying its best to provide drinking water 24×7 to every house of the State soon. Necessary steps are being taken up by the PHE department in this regard, he added. The Minister appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister N.Biren Singh for laying the foundation stone of Manipur Water Supply project recently. He urged the PHE department and local clubs to closely monitor and ensure that SOPs are being maintained by the workers during the construction of Ningthem Pukhri Water Supply scheme. He stated that beautification work of Ningthem Pukhri Mapal would be undertaken soon under Tourism department. The Minister sought people’s support and cooperation for the completion of the project on time.
President of MGM Club L. Angoutombi, officials of the PHE department, and others were present during the function.