District Collector K. Sasidhar has directed the officials of rural water supply, groundwater, Panchayat Raj, Kadapa Municipal Corporation engineering wing, Chitravathi Balancing Resevoir and Telugu Ganga project on Saturday to identify villages and habitations that would face drinking water paucity in the ensuing summer and formulate action plans to mitigate drinking water scarcity.

Addressing a meeting with engineering officials on augmentation of drinking water, he told them to submit reports on various water schemesand quantum of water being supplied and areas covered. He also enquired about the funds available with gram panchayats to take up necessary repairs to PWD schemes.

Telugu Ganga Project S.E. Venkataramana, Irrigation S.E. Sudhakar Reddy, CBR S.E. Chengaiah, RWS S.E. Vinay Kumar, Deputy Director of Groundwater Ramprasad, District Panchayat Officer Apoorva Sundari and Kadapa Municipal Commissioner D. John Samson participated.