NEW DELHI: As State Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has declared waiver on late payment fee and interest on arrears for water and sewerage charges levied by Delhi Jal Board, now Delhiites will finally take a sigh of relief.
Dikshit, who is also heads DJB, held a meeting with senior ministers, MLAs and key officials of the agency, stated that the consumers will be needed to clear the present bills only.
She also added, “DJB will organise special camps across Delhi to resolve billing issues in the next two months. Dispute Resolution Committees will be set up to settle issues relating to billing. We are taking a number of measures to provide relief to the consumers. The measures include waiving off late payment surcharge for domestic consumers.”
Moreover, a campaign is scheduled to be unveiled for establishing arrears in the bills.
In the past few months, the state government has received numerous complaints of inflated water and power bills.
The Chief Minister has also directed the DJB to install notice boards outside all its the zonal offices so that common man can be informed about Centre's decision.