JAIPUR: After finding presence of excessive fluoride, nitrate and salinity in drinking water to have caused health problems in Nagaur, the government has decided to use water from the Indira Gandhi canal for supply to the district with the help of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funds.

Union minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh has recommended to the department of economic affairs (DEA) a proposal for the Nagaur Lift Water Supply phase II for external finance assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).