Priya dedicates hand pumps to public
In order to provide potable water to people of village Garnari in district Kathua and ease problems of women folk who had to trek miles to get water, Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture & Parks Priya Sethi today dedicated two hand pumps to the villagers.
Speaking on the occasion, Priya Sethi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to raise socioeconomic status of people especially those living in rural areas. The Minister said that the central and state government have initiated several welfare schemes for ensuring a better living standard of the people and it is because of provisions under various schemes aimed at rural development that we were able to sanction hand pumps to fill demandsupply gap in such areas
She instructed ADC Kathua to hold a camp in the village for enrollment of eligible households under Ujwalla Scheme. Later, Priya Sethi met a number of delegations during her tour and asked ADC to make DPRS for the preservation of water pond located in the village. She also instructed to construct a bathroom near the pond for convenience of locals and also preserving waterbody from getting contaminated. Directions for posting of a regular Urdu Teacher in the Middle School were also issued.
Senior leader Mamta Singh also addressed the general public.
ADC Kathua, Dr. Bharat Bhushan, CHO Horticulture, Jeet Lal, SDM, Sohan Lal Sharma, Executive Engineer, Ground Water Drilling Division and others were present on the occasion.