Kendrapara: MP Baijayant Panda reviewed the progress of a one-lakh litre capacity overhead drinking water project in Marshaghai area of Kendrapara district today.
According to sources, the under-construction water tank, once completed will cater to thousands of villagers of Purushottampur, Tulasipur and other nearby panchayats.
A budget of Rs 26.85 lakh has been allocated for the project from the MPLAD Fund.
Speaking to reporters after reviewing the construction work, Panda said “52 such overhead drinking water tanks have been planned in Kendrapara constituency out of which 10 have already been completed while the rest will be inaugurated in the coming days. The projects will help provide 52 lakh litre of drinking water to the people of Kendrapara.”