Special cell to deal with water issues
Aurangabad: In the wake of growing water scarcity in Aurangabad district, the district administration has started a special cell to address the drinking water related woes and other issues, for the rural population.
The Aurangabad Zilla Parishad has deputed three officials, including one senior official, for manning the cell, which is expected to take note of the grievances raised by citizens.
The cell can be reached on 0240-2344266 or 2330649, an official release said.
“The measure, in the form of setting up a special cell, aims at addressing the issues that are being faced by the rural population which are related to drinking water.
The target population can register their complaints related to the availability of water.
The complaints will be addressed immediately after its scrutiny and government machinery will be mobilized for necessary action,” he said.
Welcoming the move, residents from the rural areas said that the authorities should give them a token number in receipt of every complaint that is registered.
“Several villages are likely to face a drinking water crisis.
If a token number is given to us, we can follow the progress of our complaint,” said Sahdev Shelke, a resident of Kannad taluka.
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