Raghav Chadha reviews DJB's preparedness for water supply in Delhi

Raghav Chadha in a meeting with DJB senior officials
Raghav Chadha in a meeting with DJB senior officials

Delhi Jal Board's (DJB) vice-chairman Raghav Chadha on Wednesday reviewed the preparedness of the Jal Board to maintain uninterrupted water supply and unhindered sewage services in the national capital as entire India remains in lockdown for 21 days.

A press release issued after the meeting read: "The stock position and availability of chemicals and other items used in the treatment of water was reviewed and directions were given to the officials to ensure the supply chain of such essential chemicals and other items, which are required to maintain the supply of clean drinking water remains uninterrupted."

Post the review meeting, senior DJB officials were directed to coordinate with local police, DMs and SDMs in the neighbouring satellite towns to arrange travel facility for employees who travel to work from outside Delhi. The engineering divisions were asked to make sure that there is adequate water supply and were instructed to send tankers to night shelters set-up by the government, where the food is being provided to the poor and destitute.

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