Private Water Tanker Business Flourishes In City

A huge number of tankers enrolled, however just around 50 holders have exchange licenses

The Transport office has enlisted a huge number of private water tankers in their records, however just a scoop really have the exchange permit to do the water supply business.

A Transport office official said they have more than thousand vehicles which are enlisted as tankers at different Rtos in the City.

Be that as it may an official from the Bbmp health office said they have issued not more than 50 exchange licenses to water tanker holders to run their business.

The enormous contrast in numbers demonstrate that private water tanker business has been flourishing with no checking by government organizations.

The enactments sanctioned by the administration for regulation of groundwater utilization don’t permit sinking of borewells in informed areas.however, the legislature offices seem to have deliberately ignored to the mushrooming water tanker business.

The administration had included Bangalore District under the informed regions because of exhausted groundwater levels.

According to Karnataka Ground Water (Regulation & Control of Development & Management) Act, 2011, and the principles encircled in 2012, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is the ‘groundwater power’ to guarantee that all borewells are enlisted. BWSSB likewise has the power to allow sinking of any new borewells and check misuse.

BWSSB Engineer-in-Chief T Venkataraju said they need to check whether a borewell is enlisted and whether vital grants had been acquired before sinking a borewell.

The board can’t reconnoiter the business action as the BBMP is the power which issues exchange licenses to water tankers, he included.

Venkataraju said they had gotten a few protests from general society from indiranagar, BEML and different spots where the Bwssb has cautioned water tanker representatives to stop business misuse of groundwater. “Unless general society approach, it is impractical to screen all alone,” he included.

A bbmp official said unless occupants lodge grumblings, it is troublesome for Palike authorities to screen such exercises all alone.

On Vibgyor premises

As of late, Vibgyor High school in Marathahalli, which was in the news, had water tanker business movement on the school premises.

Numerous folks had griped about this, as outsiders entered the school compound when kids were around. At the point when a BWSSB authority reviewed the spot, he discovered the borewell was not enrolled or the manager had an exchange permit to run it.