Water crises in Shimla city has started improving and today MC Shimla has received 37.63 MLD water. As per today’s schedule, water was supplied in Krishna Nagar, Ram Bazar, Lower Bazar, Jakhu, Benmore, Engine Ghar, Sanjauli Chowk, Dhalli, Mashobra, Bhattakufar, Shanti Vihar, Malyana and Shangti areas.
In a review meeting, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was informed by senior officers that water was also supply through tankers where water could not be distributed due to some reasons.
1.85 lakh litre water was also supplied to different parts of the town through tankers today, officer claimed.
The Chief Minister directed that water should be distributed strictly according to the scheduled time table. He also directed the officers to ensure effective checking of water losses due to leakages.
Water would be supplied in Kusumpti, Pantha Ghatti, Chhota Shimla, Vikasnagar, Patiyog, Kangnadhar, New Shimla and Khalini areas on 4th June, 2018.
IPH Minister Mahender Singh Thakur directed to install hand pumps at identified spots at the earliest. He said that 11 hand pumps would be installed in Shimla and its peripheries at the earliest.
Additional Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Secretary IPH Devesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Shimla Amit Kashyap, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Shimla Rohit Jamwal, SP Shimla Omapati Jamwal, Chief Engineer IPH Vikrant Suman, OSD to the Chief Minister Mahender Dharmani, Media Advisor Rohit Saval and other officers were also present in the meeting.