Shimla: The activity of tracing over 3,500 lacking water connections has change into a problem for Shimla Jal Prabhandan Limited (SJPNL). In the darkish over customers utilizing these connections, SJPNL has been dealing with an enormous income loss.
Addressing mediapersons in Shimla on Monday, SJPNL AGM Gopal Krishan mentioned a complete of 32,946 water connections had been issued in Shimla district of which 13,676 water connections had been untraceable in the start. Thereafter, a group of junior engineers and different area workers had been requested to hint the lacking water connections in order that water payments may very well be issued to the customers.
He mentioned the sphere workers managed to hint over 10,000 water connections however the remainder are nonetheless untraceable. He mentioned individuals who haven’t obtained water invoice for the previous one or one-and-a-half years, ought to method the SJPNL workplaces themselves in order that their connections may very well be regulated, and payments may very well be issued to them. He mentioned water connections of 686 inns had been sanctioned whereas particulars of 17 usually are not accessible.