New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister (CM) Manish Sisodia approved Rs 6.56 crore worth of project on Monday to facilitate the uninterrupted water supply to central government organizations’ buildings being constructed in Maidangarhi and Rajpur Khurd Village, a statement issued from his office said.
The areas have 9 buildings, including institutional and residential complexes of South Asian University (SAU), NIC, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY), Urban Institute of India (UII), Central Armed Forces Institute of Medical Science (CAFIMS), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Staff Quarters, Delhi Police Staff Quarters, Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) Staff Quarters, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), National Investigation Agency (NIA) residential complexes.
The project includes laying and connecting peripheral water lines from SSN Marg Junction to Central Armed Police Forces Institute of Medical Science Complex, Maidangarhi along Goshala Road, the deputy CM office said.
The tentative water requirement for 9 complexes of central government organizations has been measured at 4 million gallons per day, according to the city government.
“DJB is exploring various other methods to augment the water supply by generating local resources and this is expected to increase the availability of water in the near future. This will help in meeting the water requirements of the people living in these complexes,” Sisodia stated.
“The Delhi Government is determined to provide unhindered water supply to each and every resident of the national capital. Concerned departments are working round the clock to ensure that 24×7 water supply is provided to people all over the city,” he added.