VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district collector M Raghunandhana Rao has asked for the support of aspiring entrepreneurs and voluntary organisations in the district to implement the NTR Sujala scheme.
Speaking at a meeting with district officials, aspiring entrepreneurs and voluntary organisations at the Sub-Collector’s Office here Thursday, he said, “During the swearing-in ceremony chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had promised supply of 20 litres of safe canned drinking water to each household for `2 from Oct 2 and as part of it around 5,000 villages would be provided with the facility to begin with. From the district, 513 villages have been selected for it,” he said.
Rural water supply superintending engineer Amareswara Rao mentioned the required units to generate purified water in an hour for the construction of RO, EDF, therapeutic and ultra filtration gravity plants. “There is a need for 221 RO plants, one IDF plant and 291 ultra filtration gravity plants in the district,” he said.