Construction of Reservoirs on the Sei and Sabarmati River
- 28 Nov 2022
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On November 27, 2022, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved a financial provision of Rs 2554.23 crore for the construction of reservoirs on Sei and Sabarmati river in Kotra tehsil of Udaipur. This decision of the Chief Minister will ensure drinking water supply in Pali and Sirohi districts.
- According to the proposal, water from reservoirs being constructed on Sei and Sabarmati rivers will be released into Jawai dam through pressurized pipeline, gravity pipeline and tunnel.
- On completion of the construction of reservoirs, the drinking water system of 9 towns of Pali district (Pali, Rohat, Jaitaran, Sumerpur, Bali, Desuri, Sojat, Raipur, Marwar Junction), 560 villages and Shivganj town of Sirohi district as well as 178 villages will also be strengthened.
- It is noteworthy that in the budget for the year 2022-23, the Chief Minister had announced the construction of reservoirs on Sei and Sabarmati rivers in Kotra tehsil of Udaipur to ensure drinking water supply in Pali and Sirohi districts.