New Delhi: Now procuring water from New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for ceremonies and gatherings will cost nearly double with the civic body revising its rates for water tankers and trolleys.
The revised rates will come in effect from tomorrow.
"The NDMC has revised the rates of water tankers and trolleys for the water supplied for ceremonies with effect from October 1. The rates have also been increased for water supplied to government departments," NDMC spokesperson Jagjivan Bakshi said.
The civic body provides potable water through tankers and trolleys for various private functions like marriages and other social functions. It also provides water free of cost on police's request for public demonstrations and rallies.
According to the revised rates, the water trolley which earlier used to cost Rs 450 will now cost Rs 1000 and the charges for the tanker will be Rs 700 instead of Rs 375 per trip.
Filling of overhead and underground tanks with a capacity of up to 1000 litres will cost Rs 200 per trip and charges for tanks with capacity of 1000-2000 litres, 2000-3000 litres and above 3000 litres will be Rs 400, 500 and 700 respectively.
Earlier, the rate for the 1000 litres tank was Rs 100 per trip, while the other tanks used to cost Rs 200, Rs 250 and Rs 375 per trip respectively.
NDMC will charge Rs 80 per kilolitre instead of Rs 60 per kilolitre for filling water tankers of paramilitary forces like CRPF, Army and Police.