In order to provide affordable and continuous (24×7) water supply to the Guwahati Metropolitan Area, the Assam Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday inaugurated the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)-assisted ‘Guwahati Water Supply Project’.
The inaugural ceremony was graced by the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Irrigation – Ashok Singhal, senior officials from JICA and Assam Government.
It is worth noting that the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) is implementing the project through the independent Project Management Consultant/Implementation Units (PMC/PIU).
Taking to Twitter, the Assam CM wrote “In a major step towards meeting drinking water requirement in the city, partially commissioned JICA-assisted Guwahati Water Supply Project with a capacity to supply water to 13,000 households. My heartfelt gratitude to JICA & Government of Japan for their support to the project.”
He further assured “the Guwahatians that rest of the project & other water supply projects under various stages of execution would be completed within stipulated timeframe.”
I assure Guwahatians that rest of the project & other water supply projects under various stages of execution would be completed within stipulated timeframe.
Cabinet colleague Shri @TheAshokSinghal and senior officials from MEA, @JapaninIndia, @jica_direct_en & GoA were present. pic.twitter.com/aeGTimOXUs
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) December 21, 2022