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Chunlikha gets public drinking water facility
Correspondent Chunlikha, AUG 24 (NPN):
Published on 24 Aug. 2010 11:41 PM IST
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Quality of water is more important and should be tested before drinking, said secretary PHED and fisheries Zhaleo Rio on Tuesday.
Potable water installed in the entire district and laboratory for testing water has been installed in the entire district, Zhaleo said while inaugurating the public drinking water facility at Chunlikha on the NH-61 under Tseminyu ADC Head quarter.
Zhaleo asserted that safe drinking water should be provided to the public to prevent water borne diseases. He lauded the village for being awarded the NGP award for cleanliness through PHE department. NGP is a national award presented by the president of India and not a small award he reminded and said that as per the criteria for NGP award, every household, school and Higher Secondary toilets should have sufficient water supply. He also reminded that the criteria for the award depended on the number of household and population.
Zhaleo expressed that people have to go for solid waste management to qualify for NGP award and expressed happiness to the villagers for maintaining cleanliness in the village. He also expressed hope that the award would not be misutilized but used for further development and suggested for erection of sign board for travelers at the site of the newly inaugurated public drinking water supply. Zhaleo also stressed on the need self sufficiency of the village and lauded the village for the awareness on sanitation and drinking water.
He also stressed on maintaining sustainability and asked the village to be the role model and an eye opener for others stating that each and every household should have a toilet through self contribution and not to entirely depend on the department or the government.
Earlier, chairman of the WATSAN Committee chairman Zukeya Woch of the village in his brief report stated that the wayside public drinking water facility was constructed at a cost f Rs 1, 82, 500.
The programme was chaired by Zukeya Woch, chairman CVC while the word of appreciation was proposed by Jonah Magh, secretary, CVC.

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