Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani started the work related to increase the depth of the pond that is spread over an area of 12 hectares at Kasvav village of Vyara taluka in Tapi district.
The CM showed immense pleasure in mentioning that the state of Gujarat took up the initiative to show the nation a path for a sustainable development with a holistic approach through the water conservation initiative. He also talked about the water desalination plant that will soon be installed along with a Water Recycling Policy which will be announced by the government in the days to come.
He also made it clear that all the accusations against the government for Rs.2400 crore scam in the water conservation initiative are baseless and irrelevant because the budget for the initiative is Rs.200 crores.
The CM also inaugurated 200 houses for police built at a cost of Rs.25.79 crores and a police station at Dolvan built at a cost of Rs. 40.76 lakhs along with the renovated police station and C-1 and B-18 quarters at a cost of Rs.2.96 crores at Valod. Apart from this, the CM also inaugurated the Swami Vivekanand Riverfront built at a cost of Rs.3.80 crores on the banks of Mindhola river.
The district co-operatives and various organisations in Tapi gave a cheque worth Rs.4.51 lakh to Mr. Rupani for various works related to the water conservation initiative. Head of Shri Khedut Sahkari Jin Mr. Piyushbhai gave Rs.1 lakh and Vyara Municipality gave a cheque of Rs.1, 11,111 to Mr. Rupani.
A live streaming of Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Modi’s program ‘Mann Ki Baat’ was done during the event.
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mr. Ishwarbhai Parmar, DDO Mr. J.B Patel, and various other officials along with people from the village were present on the occasion.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat