Jamshedpur, April 28: Jusco Managing Director Ashish Mathur inaugurated the first metered drinking water connection at Ruyah Pahar (Raghubar Nagar) under the plan to provide 4500 connection at 86 bustees where water infrastructure has already been laid.
Mathur in his address said that Jusco would ensure quality drinking water to the residents but it is peoples responsibility to conserve and protect wastage.
As a zimmedaar nagrik we should not only conserve but also ensure that the network is not punctured and raise alarm against theft and misuse. He further emphasized to those who already have water connections to install meter so that their consumption is monitored and they consume water as per the requirement and not waste it.
Till Tuesday Jusco has installed 12 nos. metered connections. The process for installing water meter with connection started on Tuesday, April 28 and in the next 6-8 months company has plans to complete all the existing 4500 connections. Incidentally, Jusco had already provided nearly 20,000 water connections in some urban slums between 2005 to till date.
As of now Jusco supplies 170 million litres of potable water every day in its command areas in the steel city.