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Govt water distributers on strike, people suffe

  • 14 March, 2019 - The government water distributors of the city went on a strike against the seizure of water tankers by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) for not paying the transport vehicle tax because of which water supply in many parts of the city came to a halt.

    In a drive started by the RTO to collect taxes as the end of financial year nears, challan was imposed on around 200 tankers in the last few days and 20 tankers were seized. The department is given a target to collect more than a 1,000 crore of vehicle tax this year and this drive was started after giving many notices to the water distributors.

    Source - Times of India