NCRPB approves Rs 16.65 cr for Rewari

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Chandigarh, Jan 15 (UNI) The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has approved Rs 16.65 crore for Rewari district in Haryana for construction of second water storage tank and strengthening the water distribution system for the newly developed areas of Rewari town during the current financial year.

While stating this here today, Irrigation Minister Capt Ajay Singh Yadav said Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda got special approval for allocation of additional funds for the schemes under National Capital Region for the year 2007-08.

Capt Yadav said Haryana Government was committed to ensuring equitable distribution of irrigation water in the state. The Bhakhra Main Line Hansi-Butana Multipurpose canal was being constructed in the state at a cost of Rs 367 crore and 90 per cent work on the same had already been completed.

The Minister said a project costing Rs 189.60 crore had recently been approved by NCR Planning Board for the improvement and extension of water supply in eight towns namely Rewari, Ganaur, Bahadurgar, Beri, Kalanaur, Sampla, Kharkhoda, Meham and Kosli village. He said similarly, sewerage system in six towns of the state would also be strengthened under NCR schemes.

Capt Yadav said NCR Planning Board had released a sum of Rs 47.6 crore so far and a sum of Rs 7.55 crore had already been incurred.

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