Thiruvanathapuram, Jan 04 (Agencies): The world bank aided second phase of rural drinking water supply scheme 'Jalanidhi' with a total outlay of Rs 1000 crore would begin next month,said Water resources Minister N K Preamchandran.

The detailed project report of the scheme was now under evaluation of the World Bank and government expects a favourable decision soon.
The World Bank had in principle accepted the project that would benefit population of 200 villages in different parts of the state.