Industry may soon have to pay a lot more for the water it uses. The Union government is in talks with various state governments to draft a model Bill that would lead to a multi-fold increase in water charges for industry, senior government officials told Business Standard.
Bangalore: With most of the city Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs against the proposed increase in water tariff now, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa may consider deferring the hike at least till July-August. The Chief Minister on Sunday announced that he would take a decision on the hike on April 15.
Even before the swearing-in could begin for the new corporators of Bruhat Baangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the job of the Congress Corporator from Devarajeevanahalli ward R Sampath Raj has already begun.