Union Minister lays foundation stone of Water Supply Scheme at Kupwara
Srinagar: The Union Minister of State (MoS) for Law and Justice Prof. S.P Singh Baghel on the second day of his tour to Kupwara district inspected various developmental works and took a review of the pace of progress.
The Minister laid the foundation stone of a Water Supply Scheme (WSS) at Gulgam, Tangwari coming up at a cost of Rs.799.60 lakhs.
The Minister was informed that the WSS will be completed within 2023-24 and will provide clean water supply to the area. The scheme was approved under the programme ‘Har Ghar Nal Se Jal’.
The Minister also inaugurated the New Type Primary Health Centre at Gugloosa, Trehgam. The building was completed at a cost of Rs.187.50 lakhs.
On the occasion, the Minister assured that he will take up the matter of additional funding for the PHC with the J&K Lieutenant Governor (LG) for further improvement of the hospital.
The Minister also visited Amrit Sarovar at Kani Dogar Sar. He informed that the Sar was constructed at a cost of Rs. 9 lakh under Convergence programme of 14th FC and MGNREGA.
The Minister, while talking to the media, said that the Union Government has been providing full flow of funds for development of J&K. He said Kashmir witnessed the largest ever tourist footfall during the current year which is itself a sign of peace.