In first, Secunderabad Cantonment Board to gather highway slicing prices | Hyderabad Information


SECUNDERABAD: For the primary time, officers of Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) determined to gather ‘highway slicing’ prices from residents to put a brand new water ocnnection.
In a board assembly, chaired by the president cantonment board (PCB), Brig Abhijit Chandra, on Monday, a decision for amassing highway slicing prices was handed unanimously.
An quantity of Rs 732.50 per operating meter will probably be collected as uniform highway slicing prices in the direction of excavation, highway slicing and restoration with cement concrete, a SCB water wing official, informed TOI. The brand new uniform highway slicing prices will come into drive instantly, and property homeowners, who’re making use of new water connections, need to pay it, by means of ‘e-Chhawani’ by logging into the SCB portal, added the official.
Explaining the process, the official mentioned, after receiving an utility for brand spanking new water connection from the applicant, the SCB technical water wing crew will go to the and measure size between important water supply and client’s premise. Then highway slicing prices will probably be collected, mentioned the official.
The newly-nominated civilian member and BJP state government committee member, J Rama Krishna, opposed the imposition of highway slicing prices and mentioned it was a further burden on shoppers.
In the meantime, PCB Brig Abhijit Chandra, who expressed unhappiness over delaying the extension of 20KL free water provide scheme within the Cantonment, requested the Cantonment MLA, to get clearance from the HMWS&SB. PCB additionally raised the problem of switch of property tax, which the state authorities was speculated to pay to the SCB.
Rama Krishna, took oath forward to the Board assembly as a nominated civilian member. A number of annual e-tenders to take up works, together with lifting of particles, hiring automobiles for door-to-door rubbish assortment and highway repairs and potholes, had been authorized.


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