Press Release – 9 Aug 2011

Kamalanagar, 9th Aug: His Excellency the Governor of Mizoram Shri M M Lakhera convened a meeting on Thursday the 5th with all the Chief Executive Members of the District Councils and their Executive Secretaries at Raj Bhawan. The meeting discussed various issues relating to the District Councils. His Excellency expressed his willingness to extend all possible cooperation in matters relating to development of the three District councils at par with rest of the State.

The Hon’ble CEM Shri K K Tongchongya on his way back home was accompanied by a three member team of Survey expert. The team would assess the feasibility of CEM’s long cherished dream to tap the potential of the rapid at Golasury, locally referred to as the “PITTI”, to address the growing problem of potable water-crisis at Kamalanagar. The project, if could be materialized, Kamalanagar’s ever growing population and other adjoining villages would have sufficient water supply for domestic as well as for agricultural purposes. The Team and the CEM, EM i/c Agri. and EM i/c PHE took a day long trip to the site on Sunday the 8th. As per findings of the survey team there is a difference of 12 mtrs in altitude between the “PITTI” and Kamalanagar over a distance of 40.6 Km. To quote the CEM, “It would be too early to comment on the aspect of feasibility of the Project. Further works and survey of other potential sites would continue”.