Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched the book ‘Makkam Sarkar Adikham Vikas Gatha’ by the Gujarat Water Supply Department. The book includes various social and public welfare activities undertaken by the Water Supply Department under the leadership of CM Patel.
Here are some highlights from the book.
The department gave tap connections to 7.70 lakh households in 5,218 villages (96%) in 10 months. Out of their total budget of ₹2198.92 crores, the department launched activities worth ₹2189.86 crores, including ₹1084.74 crores of developmental work. They also laid the foundation stone of many activities.
In the tribal areas, the initiatives in Astol worth ₹586 crores aided 4.5 Lakh beneficiaries spread across 343 villages and two cities (Chotaudepur and Dahod). In addition, the Prime Minister launched the DDSA (Dakshin Dahod Southern Area) Water Supply Scheme worth ₹840 crores.
Makkam Sarkar Adikham Vikas Gatha illustrates an overview of Gujarat’s developmental journey under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Water Resources Minister Rushikesh Patel, and Minister For Fisheries and Kalpsar, Jitubhai Chaudhari.
In the past ten months, the water supply department approved several tenders. Furthermore, the administration approved a myriad of schemes. They also sanctioned policies under WASMO worth ₹1064 crores.
The Water Supply Department prepared an ERP for the comprehensive management of functions, resources, and planning. It also entails instructions for surveying human resources, grievance redressal, finance and store inventory. It also demonstrates blueprints for software performance and monitoring of Jal Jeewan Mission.
During the book launch at Swarnim Complex, various cabinet ministers from the State of Gujarat were present.