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NEW DELHI- Pruning the Plan to Pay for Security

they only underscore the need for careful prior investigation. Also, where the percolation rate is high, there should also be some possibility of putting in an infiltration gallery, and get the water out. The terrain we have traversed, that alone could provide suitable sites for five or more such reservoirs. And the cost should not be too high, considering that all materials other than cement should be available locally, They would, of course, need geologists, engineers, trained or skilled workers. But is this not a much higher priority in this area than the health, sanitation and similar programmes they have taken up in these water starved areas?

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