The government plans to take measures like digging new borewells and deepening existing ones, supply of water through tankers, at an outlay of Rs 1,015.34 crore, said Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani.
Tenders have also been invited to dig nine borewells in Neyveli to supply 10 MLD water.
According to Velumani, steps are being taken to supply 90 MLD water from lignite mines in Neyveli and two river beds.
He said bids have been invited to set up water purification plants, supply of water from farm wells and for other projects.
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