(News) UP government will Install 50 solar cycle potable water plants in Bundelkhand
The Uttar Pradesh state government has ordered the
installation of 50 solar cycle potable water plants in Bundelkhand to tackle the
acute drought and drinking water crisis in the region.
“Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has issued instructions to
officials to install solar cycle potable water plants in 50 villages of
Bundelkhand so that the water crisis in the region could be tackled at the
earliest,” an official told IANS on Thursday.
According to the official, the plants are part of a pilot
project in the first phase.
The orders to the chief secretary and the principal secretary
(irrigation) were issued in view of the utility of a similar solar cycle potable
water plant in village Kurauni of the Sarojininagar development block in Lucknow,
where 20,000 litres of pure drinking water was available in 24-hours.
Courtesy: News World India