Sanjay BumbrooTribune News ServiceMohali, June 24In order to provide relief to residents living in sectors being controlled by GMADA from the higher water tariff, the Municipal Corporation (MC) will take control of these sectors to bring parity in the water charges.
GMADA and the MC today finally reached a consensus over parity in the water tariff in the city as well as rural areas under the MC.
Residents of sectors governed by GMADA were paying a higher water tariff as compared to those under the jurisdiction of the MC.
Residents living in Sector 66 to 82, which are governed by GMADA, were paying five times higher water tariff as compared to sectors under the jurisdiction of the MC.
Charging higher tariff for drinking water was unfair, he said.
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