Arvind Kejriwal announces waiver of consumers’ water bill arrears

The Hush Post | 2:45 pm | One-minute read

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced waivers of all arrears of consumers to Delhi Jal Board. Recently, Kejriwal had announced reduced electricity prices in the national capital.

The announcement came ahead of the Assembly elections in Delhi scheduled for next year.

According to ANI, CM said, “Today we are announcing a scheme to wave arrears to clean up Delhi Jal Board’s books. Some of these arrears are due to consumers but some are also due to incorrect billing.”

The CM also reportedly said that this move was an open invite to the residents of Delhi to install water meters. He said, “Only those consumers who have installed meters before November 30 will get the benefit of the scheme.”

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