**Bhubaneswar: ** Minister Pradeep Maharathy, who took charge of Cooperation and Drinking Water departments recently, announced that all the defective tube wells in the State will be repaired within a fortnight.
Maharathy informed this after a review meeting held here at the State Secretariat on Tuesday.
“All the defective tube wells in the State will be repaired within a fortnight. Along with that, areas which are yet to receive supplied piped water, we will try to solve their problems in next fifteen days. Our department is also planning to dig new tube wells in every Panchayat in the State,” the Minister added.
Notably, Maharathy was given charge of Ministry of Cooperation and Drinking Water in the recently effected cabinet reshuffle.