“Poor rainy season has given rise to drinking water crisis. Providing drinking water to all is our priority and necessary action will be taken to distribute enough drinking water to all,” said MLA S Jayanna.
He was speaking after performing the groundbreaking ceremony for the overhead drinking water tank at Biligiri Rangana Betta recently.
“Everyday thousands of devotees visit the hills and temple. Hundreds of families live atop the hills. To fulfil the need for drinking water, the overhead water tank is being constructed at the cost of Rs 25 lakh. Actions will be taken to solve the basic infrastructural problems with government funds,” he said.
“Zilla Panchayat member J Yogesh, Taluk Panchayat president Nanjundaiah, Panchayatraj department AEE Ravikumar, JE Raju and others were present.