In the cabinet meeting held on Monday morning, the Punjab government took important decisions. Now the water bill of all the households in the state will come to just Rs 50. Whereas Group D recruitment will now be regular. Earlier this recruitment was done through outsourcing. This information was given by Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi.

Several important decisions were taken in the Punjab cabinet meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday morning. Chief Minister Channi addressed the media after the cabinet meeting and informed that instead of the earlier applicable charges on the size of plots in cities, now the water bill will be only Rs 50.

Water bills for plots up to 125 yards in cities will continue to be waived. Earlier the minimum bill on the rest of the plots was Rs 105 but now it will be Rs 50 for all. The water bill of the village, which was earlier Rs 166 per month, will now be Rs 50 per month. On this occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, OP Soni, Cabinet Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Vijay Inder Singla were present along with the Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister said that all the reliefs are for every caste, class and not for any particular class. He said that the government will waive water dues of Rs 700 crore in cities. At the same time, the burden of electricity bills of tube wells installed on water tanks will no longer be borne by the committees, but the government will bear it. Punjab government will waive Rs 1168 crore arrears of panchayats and tube wells installed in water tanks. Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that the recruitment of D category employees will no longer be done outsourced. There will be regular recruitment of all D category employees and the recruitment process will start soon.


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