Panvel, Sept. 6 -- With most areas facing water shortage, City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) is going all out to ensure that the new areas do not go through the crisis.

The nodal agency is getting a detailed project report (DPR) of Kondhane dam, located at Karjat, to help it supply adequate water to Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area (NAINA).

Kondhane dam is built on Ulhas river, located 13 kms from Karjat city, with a water holding capacity of 105.44 mld.

The report is expected to be completed in a year, following which, the plans to revive the dam will start.

Cidco public relations officer, Priya Ratambe, said, "The planning body has proposed to the state government to take up development works on several dam...