Dec 22, 2022: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday partially commissioned the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)-assisted Guwahati Water Supply Project to meet the city’s drinking water requirements.
At the launch event, CM Sarma was accompanied by cabinet minister Ashok Singhal and officials from Japan’s foreign ministry. During the event, three women residents were ceremonially presented with certification of service commencement.
Taking to Twitter CM Sarma 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 added.
In a further tweet, the Assam CM assured citizens that the remaining part of the JICA project along with other similar water supply projects will be completed within the stipulated time.
“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,” tweeted CM Sarma.