NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to complete all water supply augmentation projects before March 31.

A release issued by the water utility department on Friday stated, "The DJB was asked by the chief minister to squeeze the deadlines in some of the projects, which were presented by the DJB to be completed after March 31. He said that all these projects have to be completed and whatever hurdles come in the way has to be cleared."

Kejriwal, who is also the chairman of the DJB, chaired a review meeting on water augmentation projects in Delhi. Minute details of the projects were discussed and administrative hurdles were cleared.

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