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Theft of water meters form the issue of discussion in this week’s NMMC Standing Committee

This week’s NMMC Standing Committee saw discussions on water supply in the city where the members demanded to know when will the city get 24/7 water supply.

This week’s NMMC Standing Committee had the members demanding from the administration to inform what kind of pattern it was following to ensure that Navi Mumbaikars do not face the problem of water shortage and when will the city get 24/7 water supply. The issue of water supply came to fore during the discussion of the proposal of construction and maintenance of water tanks. During this discussion, member Shivram Patil questioned when will the city get 24/7 water supply.

He further said that even today the NMMC administration was failing to provide 50,000 litres of water in Rs. 30. Members also raised the concern of water meter thefts. They said that despite water meters being stolen from several places, the NMMC administration was not ensuring any kind of security to the replaced water meters. Speaking to the media, post the meeting, NMMC Standing Committee Chairman Ramesh Shinde informed that the members had demanded to know the status of when will the city get 24 hours water supply. He said that the administration had assured that within six months they will start 24/7 water supply. On the concern of water meter thefts, the Chairman said that the NMMC administration should take up responsibility of the same. With cameraperson Vinayak Dalvi, Sana Warsia for NMTV News.

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