Haryana

HARYANA CM FIXES RESPONSIBILITIES CE IN CORPORATION AND XEN IN COUNCILS ON WATER MANAGEMENT

June 27, 2018 09:16 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

With a view to ensuring effective management of water that flows during the drinking water supply, drainage of dirty water and prevent water pollution, the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has approved a proposal to fix the responsibility of Chief Engineer in Municipal Corporation, Executive Engineer in Municipal Council, and Secretary in Municipality as that of the Head of Department.

Disclosing this, the Urban and Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain, said here today that now officers concerned in all municipalities would ensure proper management of water under Section 48 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

She said that an officer has been deputed at local level as Head of Department in Public Health Engineering Department and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) to put a check on water pollution.

The Director General of Urban Local Bodies Department has been authorized to ensure compliance of fixed parameters under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 as head of the department.

The Chief Minister has approved the proposal to fix the responsibility of Chief Engineer or Senior Engineer in his absence in Municipal Corporation, Executive Engineer in Municipal Council, and Secretary in municipality as head of the department.

She said that these officers have been directed to keep a check on wastage of water and to discharge their duties with complete dedication to ensure proper drainage of dirty water. She also urged the people to cooperate with administration in water conservation and make it a daily habit to save water.

 

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