Delhi Jal Board

  • Lt Governor asks DJB to ensure implementation of AAP's water scheme 19-02-2014 11:07 PM

    New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday directed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure effective implementation of the water scheme launched by the previous AAP Government and also ensure that there is no water crisis in the city. "DJB was asked to plan for its (scheme's) effective implementations in...
  • Delhi govt directs ACB to file FIR in three scam cases in DJB 10-02-2014 11:03 PM

    The AAP-led government on Monday directed its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to register FIRs in three cases of alleged irregularities in Delhi Jal Board (DJB) which caused a loss of Rs 341 crore to the state exchequer. The government has asked ACB to probe irregularities in allotting work to a private...
  • 14 Delhi Jal Board engineers suspended 18-01-2014 10:41 PM

    Delhi Jal Board on Saturday suspended 14 engineers against whom CBI had registered cases of alleged cheating and forgery in supply of sewerage equipment. Top sources said the suspensions were made following instructions by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is also the chairperson of DJB. Earlier this week, CBI...
  • DJB scam: CBI raids 21 places in Delhi-NCR; files 5 FIRs 16-01-2014 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: CBI officials on Thursday conducted raids at 21 places in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad in connection withe the Delhi Jal Board scam. The investigative agency has already registered five cases against 8 Executive Engineers and five Junior Engineers of the utility service. The officials are accused of conspiring...
  • No one will be forced to install 'faulty' meter: Kejriwal 14-01-2014 12:22 AM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said people will not be forced to install a "faulty" meter and they can get any of the authorized meters available in the market inducted in their water connection. "I have asked the Delhi Jal Board officials to examine the meters. Meter sample...
  • Delhi Jal Board undergoes major reshuffle, 800 employees transferred 06-01-2014 11:19 PM

    New Delhi: In a major reshuffle at the Delhi Jal Board, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has transferred 800 employees reportedly to improve service and supply. The transfer was reportedly carried out to improve its service delivery mechanism. Recently, the CM had removed the Jal Board CEO after taking charge of...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal advised 2-day bed rest 31-12-2013 11:22 AM

    Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal, who had skipped office on Monday due to ill health,is recovering well but has been advised strict two-day bedrest, a doctor treating him said on Tuesday. "Kejriwal wanted to attend office for two hours on Tuesday,but I advised him not to do this. Kejriwal's blood pressure...
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  • Is Arvind Kejriwal's water promise a viable one? 30-12-2013 11:19 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party has kept its poll promise by providing 20,000 litres of free water per connection in Delhi from January 1, 2014. However, if the consumption limit crosses 20 kilolitres, then the consumer will have to pay for the water and other charges. Even though Kejriwal is confident...
  • AAP keeps its poll promise, gives 20k litres water free per connection 30-12-2013 10:49 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has fulfilled its poll promise by providing 20,000 litres of free water per household starting from January 1, 2014. New appointed Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar announced the decision and said, "All the domestic consumers having metered connection will get 20 kilolitres...
  • AAP's New Year gift to Delhi, 20k litre free water per connection 30-12-2013 10:08 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi has received its New Year gift as the Aam Aadmi Party government fulfiled its promise to provide 20,000 litres of free water every month starting from January 1, 2014 to all connections having functional meter. After an hour-long meeting with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, the...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 30-12-2013 08:52 PM

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • AAP government gives 20,000 litre of free water per connection in Delhi 30-12-2013 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20 thousand litre of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20 thousand litre...
  • Kejriwal shifts nine officers, promises better water supply by Monday 29-12-2013 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: With a firm resolve to fight against corruption and work for the 'aam aadmi', Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday transferred nine bureaucrats from the Delhi government including the CEO of the Delhi Jal Board, within hours of taking oath. As Kejriwal has promised to come up...
  • Kejriwal removes CEO of Delhi Jal Board, 8 other officers 28-12-2013 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Arvind Kejriwal assumed office in the national capital, he has transferred Chief of Delhi Jal Board Debashree Mukherjee on Saturday. Eight other IAS officers were also shunted out. Senior IAS officer Vijay Kumar has been made the new CEO of Delhi...
  • Sheila Dikshit says she had no role in finalising DJB contracts 16-11-2013 08:51 PM

    Under attack after CBI initiated probe into alleged irregularities in award of contract by Delhi Jal Board, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who is the chairperson of the body, on Saturday denied any wrongdoing and asserted that laid down norms were followed in deciding bids. She said the terms and conditions...
  • Trouble for Sheila Dikshit as CBI files 4 PEs against Delhi Jal Board 15-11-2013 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Sheila Dikshit government ahead of the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered four Preliminary Enquiries (PE) against Delhi Jal Board headed by the Chief Minister for alleged irregularities in the department. Three PEs are related to alleged...
  • Water scarcity biggest challenge for Delhi, says Sheila Dikshit 26-08-2013 05:27 PM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday identified water scarcity as the biggest challenge facing the national capital and cautioned that the situation may worsen in the next five years if concrete steps to address the issue are not taken. Speaking at an event organised by industry chamber CII, Dikshit noted...
  • Delhi: 2 dead, 50 fall ill after drinking contaminated water 26-06-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: Two died and over 50 people fell ill on Tuesday due to suspected water contamination in an underground reservoir in a South Delhi colony. The residents of the NCERT colony have been admitted to private hospitals after they complained of severe stomach infection. The Central Public Works Department...
  • Delhi: 40 people fall ill after consuming drinking water 26-06-2013 03:33 AM

    New Delhi: Over 40 people fell ill on Tuesday after consuming drinking water supplied by Delhi Jal Board in a South Delhi locality. Education Minister Kiran Walia, after visiting the NCERT colony in Adhchini area, asked NCERT director to bear medical expenses of all affected persons admitted in a number...
  • Inflated water bills: Time for DJB to fix its systems? 09-11-2012 09:08 PM

    New Delhi: A water bill of Rs 2 crore left a small Delhi family gasping this month. Satvir Kaur and Paramjit Singh were speechless when they saw their bill of Rs 2.39 crore. And it was not just Satvir. Her neighbor Usha Singh also got a water bill for Rs...
  • Delhi CM okays hike in water tariff 01-12-2009 01:03 AM

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  • Yamuna's water not potable, contains Ammonia 15-11-2007 11:55 PM

    Johannesburg: South African coach Corrie van Zyl rues that the SuperSport Park pitch at Centurion has slowed down but feels that there should be enough mongrel in the strip to bother the Indian top-order in the first Test starting December 16. The Test venue on which the Proteas have had...
  • Delhi in for more water woes 22-03-2007 11:37 PM

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