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Gujarat to set up 10 sea water desalination plants: Rupani

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

would set up ten sea plants along its coastline in the region to address the issue of shortage, said today.

was speaking at Jarakhiya village in Lathi taluka of district where he inaugurated a lake as part of the conservation drive being carried out across the state, an official release said.

Addressing a gathering there, said that the tendering process for the Rs 800-crore sea water plant at Jodiya town of district in region was over and work would begin soon, the release stated.

The CM said that ten similar plants would be set up in the times to come, the official release informed.

Rupani stated that his government would also formulate a waste water recycling policy for the use of such water for industrial purposes and gardening.

Rupani said that the month-long "Sujalam Sufalam" water conservation initiative will continue for another three years.

The state government's water conservation drive was launched on May 1 to coincide with the state's

It aims to increase the state's water conservation capacity to 11,000 lakh cubic feet by dredging lakes, desilting water reservoirs as well as cleaning and repairing dams.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 20:05 IST
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