Minister Bamang Felix Inspects Water Supply Project at Jia

Publish Date : 01/02/2019

Roing, Feb1: Minister (RWD, IPR & P) Bamang Felix inspected the source and site for a Solar Based Lift Water Supply System for Jia, Bolung and Bukkong area today at Jia Village in Lower Dibang Valley district.

The project, once completed, will supply water to 6927 people living in 64 habitations of the area and will be implemented at an estimated cost of 2850.00 lakhs.

Bamang Felix, addressing the villagers of the area, advised them to preserve the source of water of the project through timely clearing of debris and planting of saplings beneficial for water retention in the catchment area. He said that the villagers should think of the project as their own concept and work toward its early completion.

He added that the project is the fulfillment of a dream envisioned for the development of the area and provision of basic amenity of purified drinking water to the people of the area.

MLA Gum Tayeng and Commissioner (PWD) Bilatee Pertin also addressed the gathering.

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Minster visits Jia