Continuing public outreach during the second day of his visit to Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel yesterday held an interactive session with Panchayat representatives and Paani Samiti members at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar to discuss the status of Jal Jeevan Mission in their respective areas.
During his interaction, the Minister observed that the role and responsibility of Panchayat representatives will increase as the schemes and plans of the Government are being implemented at fast pace.
While giving the example of Jal Jeevan Mission, he said that such schemes are being executed while keeping future things in mind so that the next generation would take pride at the facilities which would be at their disposal during their time. He urged the people to actively participate in all the developmental activities so that better facilities could be provided to them.
Mr Prahlad also congratulated the J&K administration for providing tap water to large population in the region and expressed hope that the UT administration’s target of covering 100 percent tap water for every household till 2022 will be achieved in set timeline.
Earlier, the Minister paid obeisance at Zeastha Devi Temple, Shankaracharya Temple and Shital Nath Mandir where he prayed for happiness, prosperity and well-being of all.