Govt committed to provide clean drinking water to every house of Santhal Pargana by 2020: Das

Dumka, Apr 19: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that
his government was committed to provide clean drinking water to every
house of the Santhal Pargana region by the year 2020.
Addressing the people after inaugurating 27 drinking water supply
schemes which have been built with an investment of Rs 87.26 crore and
also laid foundation stone for a rural drinking water supply scheme at
Baskichak o this district he said that these schemes would herald a
new era of development of the Santhal Pargana region.


He said that his
government was committed to provide pure and clean drinking water to
every house of the state. The Chief Minister said that without power
one can no imagine about development however despite 70 years of
independence the people are still struggling to get the basic
amenities of life. He said that in a short span of two years the state
government provide power in seven lakh homes and said that by the end
of this year through solar power the state government would provide
electricity in house of the tribals who live in the hills and said that
by 2018 24×7 power would be available in the state.
Mr Das said that the state government can not achieve all the results
alone and there was also a need for the people to ensure their
participation in the schemes. He also asked the people to pay for the
electricity bills on time. He said  that there was no role of middle
men in administration and said that his government does not wants to
indulge in slogan shouting but wants its works to speak for itself.
The Chief Minister asked the people to give better education to their
children. He said that 80 per cent diseases are caused due to bad
water and said that in  the next three months 387 ponds would be built
while construction for 4 lakh dhobas was on in the state.
He said that the women of the state were hardworking  and with their
empowerment the Santhal Pargana region and the state would also
develop. He said that Jharkhand was a rich state but people were poor
but the state government was  committed to end this poverty. He said
that his government would skill 4.80 lakh women and link them with

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