SRINAGAR, MARCH 07: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ganai on Monday directed Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department to follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in ensuring supply of clean and safe drinking water to people.
On his whirlwind tour to central Kashmir’s Budgam district and summer capital Srinagar, Ganai also visited Sukhnag Water Supply Treatment Plant and Doodhganga Water Treatment Plant.
Ganai directed PHE officials to prepare phase-wise scheme for provision of filtration plants for water schemes, which are without the filtration plants. He said augmentation of the financial resources should be done under the National Rural Drinking Water Programe (NRDWP)
The Advisor was accompanied by Chief Engineer, PHE, Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, SE, Hydraulic Circe Latief Ahmad Malik, Executive Engineers, AEEs among other officers of police and civil administration.
Later the Advisor also visited the Water Treatment Plant, Doodhganga at Kralpora. The Advisor was informed that water supply system Doodhganga supplies water to Zone III of Greater Srinagar and the capacity of the treatment plant is 10 MGD.