Big step by Rajasthan government before elections, common people now get this exemption
Before the assembly elections to be held in Rajasthan this year, the Ashok Gehlot government has taken a big step in the interest of the common people. Following the instructions of Water Supply Minister Dr. Mahesh Joshi, the Public Health Engineering Department has made a 100% reduction in the interest and penalty for all categories of drinking water consumers on depositing the outstanding water charge fee till 31st March 2022 in lump sum by 31st December 2023. Percentage discount is provided. Following the instructions of Mahesh Joshi, the Joint Secretary of the department has issued orders in this regard on September 8.
It is noteworthy that this exemption in interest and penalty will be applicable only on the outstanding water charges of all categories of drinking water consumers till March 31, 2022 and the benefit will be available on depositing the outstanding amount in lump sum.
In view of the problems being faced by the drinking water consumers in depositing the outstanding water charge amount earlier also, following the instructions of Water Supply Minister Dr. Mahesh Joshi, in the orders issued on January 2, 2023, interest on lump sum deposit of the outstanding water charge amount till March 31, 2022 And the period of exemption from penalty was extended till 31 March 2023.