Chhatisgarh/Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed to immediately start the process of releasing water from the reservoirs to fill the ponds to maintain adequate availability of water in the summer season for disposal, in the ponds of rural areas of the state.
For this, Shri Baghel has directed the Water Resources Department that at present, as the temperature is increasing day by day, there is a shortage of water in the ponds for disposal in many rural areas. Like every year, the process of releasing water from reservoirs to ponds should be started immediately to overcome the problem in rural areas.
Chief Minister has directed the officials of Water Resources Department to take special care that there is no wastage of water during the water supply. He has asked to make necessary arrangements to fill the drainage ponds by following all precautions and safety instructions including social distancing to prevent the spread of corona virus, keeping in mind the current circumstances during the lockdown.