The Odisha Government approved the implementation of two water supply projects on December 17, 2021. The projects are the Balasore water supply scheme project and the Dhamnagar and Andharua water supply scheme. The Balasore project involves the development of an external water supply system for different industrial estates at Balasore. It entails an investment of Rs 27.45 billion. The Dhamnagar and Andharua water supply scheme involves the development of a water supply project for a textile park at Dhamnagar, laying of a treated water pipeline and commissioning of water supply to the Andharua biotech park. It entails an investment of Rs 11 billion.