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CM Kejriwal visits water supply project in South Delhi

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Published : Aug 4, 2018, 1:40 am IST
Updated : Aug 4, 2018, 1:40 am IST

The MNWS submitted to the CM Kejriwal that they have total area of 14 sq. km with a network of 219 kilometres covering 3.82 lakh population.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
 Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited the water supply improvement project for the south Delhi areas. Mr Kejriwal who is also the chairman of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), visited the Malviya Nagar Water Services (MNWS) to take a review of the project.

The CM was briefed that the project has benefitted the area by hugely by increasing the coverage, no complaints of contamination, increase in revenue, huge number of house service connections achieved, water saved by detecting leakages and the system was better monitored.

The project was started in 2013 on PPP model on a pilot basis to improve the efficiency of water network under Malviya Nagar UGR command area. The command area has five assembly constituencies under it, viz., Malviya Nagar, Greater Kailash, Ambe-dkar Nagar, Chhatarpur and Mehrauli.

The MNWS submitted to the chief minister Kejriwal that they have total area of 14 sq. km with a network of 219 kilometres covering 3.82 lakh population. The total number of metered connection in the area was reported to be 43087.

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