Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held a meeting with senior officers of the state government here today to review the adequate drinking water supply in Shimla town.The Chief Minister was informed by the officers, that MC Shimla received 37.63 MLD water, which was distributed according to the time table today. He was informed that water was suplied in Krishna Nagar, Ram Bazar, Lower Bazar, Jakhu, Benmore, Engine Ghar, Sanjauli Chowk, Dhalli, Mashobra, Bhattakufar, Shanti Vihar, Malyana and Shangti areas on 3 June, 2018.Chief Minister was also informed that water supply through tankers was also ensured where water could not be distributed due to some reasons. It was informed that 1.85 lakh litre water was also supplied to different parts of the town through tankers today.
The Chief Minister was informed that water would be supplied to Kusumpti, Pantha Ghatti, Chhota Shimla, Vikasnagar, Patiyog, Kangnadhar, New Shimla and Khalini areas on 4th June, 2018.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.IPH Minister Shri 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.