Rs 90 lakh sought for water supply

Published: 22nd August 2013 09:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd August 2013 09:01 AM   |  A+A-

The Vellore Corporation has written to the Commissionerate of Municipal Administration seeking Rs 90 lakh under the Drought Relief Fund for the lorry and tractor water supply project.

In order to overcome the shortage of water supply during summer, the Corporation had involved private parties for supplying water through lorry and tractor. As the project was successful, it was being continued in the city.

According to the available data from the local body,the Corporation had spent a considerable amount for the lorry and tractor water supply project for the year 2011-12 and 2012-13 in each zone as follows: Rs 83.80 lakh for zone 1 - Tharapadavedu, Rs 30 lakh for zone 2 - Sathuvachari,Rs 38.10 lakh, for zone 3 -Vellore and Rs 19.80 lakh for Zone 4-Shenbakkam.

Corporation officials said the local body has been utilising the general fund for the project and had  written to the Commissionerate of Municipal Administration to release a fund amounting  to Rs 90 lakh for Vellore Corporation in the first phase, to meet the expenses of the ongoing project.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp