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Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir held a virtual meeting in different districts of Jammu and Kashmir to review the on ground implementation of different water schemes here.

He stressed on completing all these water supply schemes by 15th of August this year. He reminded them that the Pani Samitis have to keep check on these works and ensure quality of execution and  outcome of all these schemes.

He advised them that the workforce may be increased for timely completion of JJM works and that financial issues be flagged for timely completion. He called for awareness drives and other IEC activities about the Jal Jeevan Mission.

He spoke to Sarpanchs  and received their feedback. The latter expressed satisfaction and confidence that on completion the schemes would help provide quality water supply to all.

The Sarpanchs were also asked about the status of overall developmental works carried out in their respective panchayats. Demands and grievances were noted and instructions were passed for immediate redressal for each of the raised demands/grievances.

It was revealed during this virtual interaction that out of 18,67,704 Households in J&K 11,05,414 had been provided the Functional Tap Connections. Moreover, works are in progress to provide tap connections to the remaining 7,62,290 households.

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