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Rs 300 cr released to address drinking water problem: Kagodu Thimmappa

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Shivamogga: The State government has released Rs. 300 crore to address the drinking water problem that could arise in drought-affected villages in the State, said Minister for Revenue Kagodu Thimmappa on Tuesday.

Image result for kagodu thimmappaSpeaking to mediapersons, the minister stated that the State government will take measures to ensure availability of water for human consumption and for cattle. He also said that the The Deputy Commissioners of all the districts have been directed to identify the human habitats that are vulnerable for drinking water crises and workout action plans to tackle the problem.

“Of the 179 taluks in the State, 139 taluks have been declared as drought-affected. The crop loss caused by drought in the State is estimated to be at Rs. 15,000 crore this year. The Union government has been requested to provide Rs. 3,375 crore to compensate the crop loss,” he added.

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