Action to be taken against the users of Tullu Pump: Abhijit Bangar
Considering the issue of water conservation which has been taking over the city of Nagpur, the authorities and the administration have started efforts to save water on the war-footing. As part of this, a meeting was held on Wednesday, at the Municipal Commissioner’s Office. Four legislators were also present in the meeting as people’s representatives. In this meeting, the officials have decided to take a strict action against water theft and a stringent action against the users of Tullu Pump from Thursday.
In this meeting, discussions regarding the water supply to Nagpur city were discussed. The irrigation department has informed about water availability in the bunds. The irrigation department is not able to get the water given to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s water supply center as much as it gets. The citizens appealed to other citizens of the city to take an initiative and to avoid wastage and to cut down on the water. There is a growing use of water in the car washing center and the hospital. The MLAs pointed out that there are unauthorized connections in many places. Instructions have been issued by the Commissioner immediately to take action against such unauthorized clogs, Water Disputes and Water Dispensaries.
The campaign to regularize the nudge since May 20 has begun. Commissioner Abhijit Bangar said that the citizens should take the initiative and make the combinations regularly. If unauthorized connections are found in the home of the citizens who have not taken an initiative during the campaign, a strict action will be taken against them. The Commissioner also said that if necessary, the police will also be assisted.
Present MLAs also discussed the problem of water at this time. All the MLAs present in the meeting have made an appeal to the citizens to cooperate themselves with water saving.
Considering the future conditions, the Commissioner has given instructions to keep the tankers available. Bangar said that all information related to the tankers should be given to the respective public representatives from time to time.
The state government has also been requested to talk to Madhya Pradesh government about releasing water from Chaurai damn. Efforts are also underway to give additional 20 cumecs of water to the Irrigation Department. If necessary, the administration’s efforts to utilize the dead storage capacity of the project have been successful and the state government has given its approval, Commissioner, Abhijit Bangar, said.
The meeting was convened by the Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bangar, standing committee chairperson Pradeep Pohane, MLA Girish Vyas, MLA Krishna Khopde, MLA Vikas Kumbhare, MLA Dr. Milind Mane along with Water Supply Committee chairperson Pintu Chhaleke, Additional Commissioner Ravindra Thakre, Additional Commissioner Ram Joshi, Additional Commissioner Aziz Shaikh, Party’s Deputy Leader Baba Borkar, Varsha Thakre, Pratod Divya Dhurade of BJP, Manav’s Executive Engineer Shweta Banerjee, Municipal Health Officer (Sanitation) Dr. Sunil Kamble, Executive Engineer of Irrigation Department, Sonali Chopde, Sub-Divisional Engineer Prannoy Nagdee, OSW’s H.R. Administrator KMP Singh, Manager (Maintenance & Repair), Kalra along with all the zonal delegates of water supply department were present.