Undertake special campaign to resolve water woes in Jogeshwari: Ravindra Waikar

State Housing Minister Ravindra Waikar has asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials to provide legal water connection to residents living in Aarey and Bandra Plot

Undertake special campaign to resolve water woes in Jogeshwari: Ravindra Waikar

In the last few days, few areas in Jogeshwari have been facing water shortage, a reason to which, residents complained about it to Higher Technical Education Minister Ravindra Waikar. Considering the complaints, Waikar conducted a meeting with residents and officers of Jogeshwari municipal ward on Friday.

In the meeting, he asked the civic body officials to carry out a special campaign to look into water scarcity and assured residents that he would conduct a review meeting after the campaign.

Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Chief Hydraulic Engineer Ashok Tawadiya said that in the first week of every month, civic body officials will check the water level in the lakes and will accordingly plan the water supply to Jogeshwari. 

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A few months ago, residents of MMRDA, Jogeshwari Caves, Pump House, Shiv Tekdi, Poonam Nagar, Bandra Plot, Royal Palm in Aarey, Moracha Pada, Mayur Nagar, SRP Camp had complained of water shortage.

On receiving the complaints, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Authority (MMRDA) officials assured residents of water connection living in seven buildings that fall under their jurisdiction. Likewise, BMC officials assured residents of Jogeshwari Caves that a water pipeline has been installed in the areas and the water connection will be functional within a month. 

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Waikar has also asked the BMC officials to provide a legit water connection to the Bandra Plot residents who are now currently receiving water connection through illegal means. He has also asked to look into Aarey residents' water woes. 

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