The project included construction of two borewells, commissioning of eight syntax water tanks with 1000 litres capacity and laying of water pipeline covering 2200 meters. Sterlite sponsored the project based on the request from the villagers as there is an acute shortage of water in the village.
The project was implemented by District Rural Development Agency under ‘Self Sufficiency Scheme’. The cost for this project was Rs 8.1 lakh out of which Rs 2.7 lakh was contributed by Sterlite Copper as people’s contribution. It will benefit 320 families residing in the village to get adequate water facilities.
Sterlite Copper has adopted Vadakkusilukkanpatti village as a model village and has been carrying out various community welfare initiatives at the village like infrastructure development works at school and community hall, renovation of public toilets, providing underground water storage sumps, dust bins, running of evening study centre and rural health clinic.
Mr.Vinod Wagh, General Manager – Engineering Services, Mr.R.Selvasankar, General Manager – Projects, villagers and Sterlite employees were present during the event.
Photo Cut Line: Mr.A.Devaraj, Executive Engineer, TWAD board handing over the drinking water project supported by Sterlite Copper to the community at Vadakkusilukkanpatti.