New Delhi, Oct 7 : Union Minister for Water Resources Professor Saifuddin Soz today assured Puducherry Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam that his ministry would extend all possible assistance to the state in implementing various schemes related to water and irrigation sectors.
Prof. Soz gave this assurance to Vaithilingam when the latter apprised him of the various problems relating to water and irrigation sectors in his State.
The Chief Minister asked for the Central assistance in flood control and management scheme to tackle flood and erosion problems in the State.
Following Vaithilingam request Prof. Soz asked him to send a Detailed Project Report (DPR) and his Ministry would examine it and take appropriate measures.
He also suggested that Vaithilingam seek assistance in preparation of DPR from various specialized agencies of the Ministry of Water Resources like the WAPCOS and Central Water Commission.