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There have been some complaints in the urban areas of Jammu and Kashmir about the disruptive water supply. J&K administration has been working on the ground to provide uninterrupted water supply in all the urban areas.

In this connection recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir in a review meeting stressed on providing 24×7 water supply in urban areas.

He presided over the maiden UTLSC meeting of AMRUT 2.0. He  impressed upon the Housing &Urban Development Department (HU&DD) to work for providing round the clock quality water supply to all the urban areas here in J&K.

He made these remarks while speaking in a UT Level Steering Committee meeting of AMRUT 2.0.

He underscored the need for providing drinking water to all the urban households meeting all quality standards and pressure. He asked them to provide a minimum of 135 litres per capita per day to all the households as mandated under National policy.

He asked them that the department should continuously work towards improving their quality of services provided to people. He told them to saturate their services in all the urban areas under the AMRUT 2.0.

He also stressed on augmenting the water sources and making them sustainable for the future. He asked them to take scientific measures towards this direction including planting of trees around them. He called for taking cost effective measures for successfully completing the AMRUT 2.0 in the scheduled time.

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