Minister Hakeem had called for fresh report regarding oil seepage in Chunnaka undergroundwater, following the finding of discrepancies between reports of Expert Committee of the NPC and that of National Water Supplies & Drainage Board.
A meeting is to be held on next 2nd regarding water supply to the North, and drinking water problem with the participation of Members of Parliament,NPC members and high level officials of the Government.
The Minister said that he is concerned about the rise of Nitrogen content above the levels determined by WHO and disease situations of ‘Blue Baby’occurring. Interim and Long term solution should be found for this problem
and attention should be paid on the Iranaimadu and Thalayadi Affairs, he said.