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Rain water harvesting projects in Arunachal Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

The total detailed project reports (DPRs) cleared by the state level technical core committee (SLTCC) and accepted by New amounted to Rs 12.50 crore covering 235 projects in 11 districts,official sources informed here today.

The districts, includes Tawang, West and East Kameng, Papum Pare, Kurung Kumey, Lower and Upper Subansiri, East and West Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, Anjaw, Miao (Changlang), Tirap and Longding.

Out of above, the Union ministry has sanctioned and released an amount of five crore against 100 projects which have been implemented in government schools, hospitals, primary health centers, office buildings, Circuit houses and inspection bungalows, sources said.

These projects have been successfully executed and handed over to the user agencies for operation, maintenance and its utilization for various water needs, sources added.

"As per the information gathered from the ministry, the total allocation for this demonstration projects during 11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012) was 100 crore for the entire country. Thus, sanction and release of 5 per cent of total allocated fund at national level was a great achievement for the department," WRD chief engineer L Angu said.

He further stressed the need for the state government to take up such projects under state plan, Special Plan Assistance and Department of Tirap and Changlang (DoTC) fund. MORE


First Published: Sat, October 06 2012. 11:35 IST