Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff on consumption over 20,000 litres

This is the first time when water rates have risen under Arvind Kejriwal's governance. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 26, 2017, 09.30 AM (IST)


The Delhi Jal Board has decided to up water and sewer tariffs in the city by 20%. 

The increase will be applicable for water consumption over 20,000 litres in a month. 

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However, there will be no changes in the tariff for up to 20 thousand litres of water consumption.

This is the first time when water rates have risen under Arvind Kejriwal's governance. 

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Delhi's Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, is the Chairman of Delhi Jal Board.