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Punjab: World Bank team visits four villages in Jalandhar to review water supply project

Chandigarh,Nov 14:-- In Punjab, a high level team from the World Bank visited four villages in the Jalandhar district to review the ongoing projects for water supply under the World Bank funded project being implemented by the state government.

 

A team led by World Bank Officer Harjot Kaur visited the villages Gehlar, Daultapur, Kotli Jameet Singh and Jethpur in the district and reviewed the working of the Water Supply schemes.

 

She said that the basic purpose of visiting the villages was to analyze and ensure that the schemes were being implemented in a proper manner. She called upon the women to come forward and register their maximum participation in these projects, which were aimed at ensuring access to more reliable and better quality water supply and sanitation facilities to the rural households.

 

She said that the project has also strengthened water quality monitoring methods and ensured proper distribution of potable drinking water by the gram panchayat water supply and sanitation committee.

 

Ms. Harjot Kaur said that such projects must be implemented in the right earnest with a missionary zeal, so that maximum number of people could be benefited from it.

 

The team also had detailed deliberations with the Panchayats of the villages during which they called upon the Panchayats to play a proactive role for further strengthening the project and making it a huge success.

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