ANANTAPUR: The village of Paipedu will get safe drinking water within two days and the defunct bore wells in the region would be repaired and made usable, a team of officials who visited the village on advice from the district collector promised the inhabitants on Tuesday.
The district administration said a road would soon be laid to the village which does not have a proper access even from mandal headquarters.
A team of district, divisional and mandal-level officials rushed to the village in Mudigubba mandal on Tuesday following publication of a report highlighting the villagers’ water woes, in Deccan Chronicle. The report also cited that women in the village faced additional problems in fetching water from a nearby pond.
Collector Gandham Chandrudu took immediate note of the report and asked the tahsildar and rural water supply engineer to visit the village and take remedial measures. The collector also sought a report from the tahsildar by Tuesday evening along…