Zalke also reviewed previous year’s committee’s zonal water meeting report and bills were discussed, according to which Rs200 crore has to be recovered this year.
The water supply committee held the meeting to discuss burning issues relating to water shortage and to plan further course of action for the department.
When member Harish Gwalbanshi questioned the changes made in water supply timetable of Dharampeth and Mangalwari zones, Zalke said, “From now on OCW must take the local ward member into confidence before taking any such decision.”Zalke, reviewing the issue of emergency water supply measures, said the problem of water shortage in Southwest Nagpur will be resolved soon.
The meeting also decided to install water ATMs at various workplaces in the city, for which a survey has been conducted. This scheme is being implemented on experimental basis at Laxmi Nagar in Southwest Nagpur. Deputy engineer Manoj Ganvir said, “The committee will decide the rates and will send the proposal forward for further action.”
Deputy leader Narendra Borkar, deputy chairman Shradha Pathak, members Jayshree Rarokar and Sanjay Burrevar, executive engineer Aniruddha Chaujjankar, executive engineer of water supply Pradeep Rajgire, deputy engineer Manoj Ganveer, vice-president of OCW Rajesh Kalra were also present.