Chandigarh, August 10- In a major relief to the urban areas people, the Haryana Chief Minister Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda today decided to reduce the domestic sewer connection fees in the Municipal areas from Rs. 500 to Rs 100.
The decision was taken at a meeting presided over by the Chief Minister and attended by Minister of State for Urban Local Bodies Mr Gopal Kanda. The meeting was also attended by Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr Chattar Singh, Additional Principal Secretary Dr KK Khandelwal, Deputy Principal Secretary Mr RS Doon, Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary of Public Health Engineering Department Mr PK Gupta, Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Mrs Dheera Khandewal and other senior officers.
The sewer connection fees have been reduced to encourage the general public to get the sewer connections which will also help in maintaining cleanliness in the towns.