Port Blair, April 8: The Pradhan, Mitha Khari Gram Panchayat, Shri  Mohd. Shafiq along with Shri T. Mohd. Rafiq, Panchayat Samiti Member and the officials of APWD on Thursday visited Mitha Khari Bada Nallah to inspect the source for water project development. The Pradhan requested the officials for de-silting the nallah, construction of a check dam and installation of a pump house. The team also visited the water treatment plant at Mithakhari and urged the officials to formally inaugurate the plant.

The team also had a discussion on Sona Pahar water project and suggested to increase the catchment area, which will help resolve the water scarcity in the area to a greater extent. The Executive Engineer, APWD assured to look into the matter and visit the Sona Pahar Dam with his team in the coming week. The Pradhan, Mohd. Shafiq expressed his gratitude to the Executive Engineer and his team for noting the suggestions for the betterment of the people of the panchayat.