Chandigarh, Nov 22 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today assured the people of Mewat that all the 503 villages of this area would get potable drinking water by next December.
The Chief Minister was addressing the Mewat Vikas Rally at Pinangwah town of Mewat district.
Mr Hooda said the Rajiv Gandhi Raniwal Project of Rs 206 crore was being implemented by the state government for this purpose.
Another project of Mewat Canal costing Rs 326 crore had also been sent to the Central Water Mission, the work on which would start immediately after its approval.
He said he would ensure that Mewat Canal would be ready during his present tenure.
Similarly, he said the state government had also prepared a Rs 100 crore scheme for the construction of Kotla Lake.
The Chief Minister said that undoubtedly Haryana had taken rapid strides in developmental process in the last forty years of its inception. However inspite of this, the Mewat Area of the state had remained backward due to its neglect by previous governments.