PAC asks action taken report on drinking water facility

Bhubaneswar: Raising serious concern over the unavailability of drinking water in rural areas of the State, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Odisha Legislative Assembly has asked the Rural Development department to submit an action taken report on providing drinking water facility in these areas.

“The department has not submitted a complete report on it,” rued PAC chairman and senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra.

Meanwhile, defending the allegation of the committee, PAC member and government chief whip Ananta Das said, drinking water supply system has been enhanced at many villages across the State.