State grants administrative sanction for water supply works in Ongole

The Andhra Pradesh government has granted an administrative sanction worth Rs 3.55 billion to the Ongole Municipal Corporation (OMC) to resolve the wa­ter scarcity problem in the district under AMRUT 2.0. The OMC is planning to lay pipelines from the Raamateertham Reservoir (ne­ar Chimaku­r­thy), and construct a total of 18 overhead water storage tan­ks at various lo­ca­ti­o­ns to provide drinking water tap connections to hou­se­holds in the OMC area.