Stainless-steel water dispensers, computerized sensors, push buttons — these options are a part of a brand new design for water trolleys, that are to be rolled out in a number of South MCD areas.
As per the coverage handed by the civic physique on Monday, the trolleys might be stainless-steel and fitted with a dispenser or generally is a primary operated by hand metal cart. “Water will likely be allotted by accepting cash… (The trolley can have a) controller, movement sensor, battery and digital push buttons,” reads the coverage.
Chief of home of South MCD Narendra Chawla mentioned the trolleys can have provisions to make sure well being requirements, and can give an aesthetic look to town.
Whereas contractors should pay a registration charge of Rs 2,000 and an annual charge of Rs 1,000 for water trolleys, the registration charge for trolleys on e-rickshaws will likely be Rs 5,000 whereas the annual cost will likely be Rs 2,000.
The coverage additionally insists on use of biodegradable glasses as an alternative of plastic ones, and mandates a coated dustbin for disposal of waste. It additional insists on use of Delhi Jal Board water within the trolleys: “If different water is used, it ought to have a water health report from a authorities lab.”
The coverage additionally restricts parking at websites throughout enterprise hours.
The capital has 1,623 such trolleys, which cost round Rs 2 for a glass of water. The MCD retains a verify on well being norms however doesn’t regulate costs.
Chawla mentioned the water plant proprietor can resolve whether or not to extend charges or not, and added that the company’s predominant concern is that water must be match for consumption.