Member of Parliament Suggest Lt. Governor to Opt for Rain Water Harvesting

Port Blair, July 7: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands to issue direction to the concerned department to make arrangement for Rain Water Harvesting System at GB Pant Hospital for collection and storage of rainwater, which would to some extent solve the water scarcity in the hospital.

The MP informed the Lt. Governor that in the GB Pant Hospital, there is acute shortage of water for the inpatients, outpatients, attendants, medical staff who number around 2300. The requirement of water in GB Pant Hospital is about 2 lakhs liters per day. Arrangement to conserve water through rain water harvesting is therefore felt necessary, said the MP.