Ashok Gehlot Writes to PM Modi on Loan Approval for Rajiv Gandhi Lift Canal Project in Rajasthan
File image of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (PTI File)
The Rajasthan government has actually begun efforts to get early loans for the project for the supply of tidy drinking water to 5 cities and 2,104 towns in Rajasthan.
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has actually composed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi prompting him to direct the Finance Ministry for early approval of loan for the long-pending Rajiv Gandhi lift canal stage III project, a main declaration said. The Rajasthan government has actually started efforts to get early loans for the task for the supply of clean drinking water to five cities and 2,104 villages in the western area of the state. Gehlot also prompted the prime minister to direct Japanese International Cooperation Firm (JICA) to get a loan of Rs 1163.2 crore approved quickly, it stated.
In the letter, he composed that the Rajiv Gandhi lift canal job requires to be performed quickly for the supply of tidy drinking water in the cities of Jodhpur, Phalodi, Bilara, Pipar City and Samdari in the desert region and 2,104 villages. For this, the state federal government had actually submitted an online application to the Economic Affairs Department of the Union Financing Ministry on March 6 this year, which has actually likewise been authorized by the screening committee of the department on June 11 this year.
The primary minister notified that the state federal government has also submitted a comprehensive action plan report (DPR) of the drinking water scheme to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. Officials of the state federal government remain in constant touch with the authorities of the concerned ministries of the central government in this matter. In this regard, Gehlot has actually prompted the prime minister to direct the Finance Ministry for early approval of loan for the scheme, the statement stated.
Early execution of the proposed Rajiv Gandhi lift canal phase-III project will offer clean drinking water supply to a big population of towns and cities of western Rajasthan.
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