Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Authorities plans to move one crore litres of water each day by practice from Jolarpettai in Vellore district to satisfy the water wants of Chennai.
This was introduced on Friday by Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami, who stated a sum of Rs 65 crore has been allotted for this function.
“The state government has explored options to bring water in trains to Chennai from other districts. We have allocated Rs 65 crore for bringing 10 MLD of water daily in trains from Jolarpet to Chennai. Water from various districts will be aggregated at Jolarpet. From there, it will be transported to Chennai,” the CM stated.
The Chennai Metropolitan Water Provide and Sewerage Board has been allotted Rs 158.42 crore for water distribution in Chennai. Different state companies, together with the Tamil Nadu Water Provide and Drainage Board, have been offered Rs 108.32 crore to make sure water provide in different elements of the state, the CM stated.
Water from Veeranam lake in Cuddalore district can also be being delivered to Chennai, the CM added.
Moreover Chennai, extreme water shortage has gripped Ramanathapuram, Pudukkottai, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, and Dindigul in Tamil Nadu.
On Thursday, neighbouring Kerala provided to provide 20 lakh litres of ingesting water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu by practice.
Palaniswami welcomed Vijayan’s provide to provide water to Tamil Nadu however stated if Kerala provided to ship this each day, it might be helpful for the individuals as a substitute of a one-time provide. He additionally requested Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to increase cooperation to strengthen the Mullaperiyar Dam in order to extend the storage ranges.
Palaniswami stated water is being equipped to the individuals of Chennai by means of water tankers. He additional rejected the information that two tanker a great deal of water are being equipped to the houses of ministers each day.
TN Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, who attended a gathering of finance ministers chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Friday, sought a particular bundle of Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre to enhance irrigation constructions in drought-hit areas of the state.
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Particular Prepare To Transport 1 Crore Litres Of Water Each day To Parched Chennai .