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SHORT WATER SUPPLY TO CERTAIN AREAS ON 08.03.2021

As the T.S.Transco availing power shut down on bulk load feeders at 132KV substations at Kodandapur, Nasarlapally and Godakondla in Nalgonda District for  replacement of damaged CT’s and PT’s and maintenance of bus feeders to maintain uninterrupted power supply to HMWS&SB pumping stations. Due to this there will be power shut down from 10.00 am to 4.00pm on Monday the 8th March 2021.

There will be short water supplies on Monday the 08.03.2021 under Krishna Ph-I,II & III commanding area reservoirs as follows:

Santhosh nagar, Vinay nagar, Saidabad, Asmangadh, Yakutpura, Mahboob mansion, Narayanaguda, Boggulakunta, Adikmet, Shivam, Chilkalguda, Riayasath nagar, Aliabad, Miralam, BN Reddy nagar, Autonagar, Vanasthalipuram, Maruthinagar, Elugutta, Habsiguda, Nacharam, Boduppal, Tarnaka, Lalapet, Marredpally, Cantonment, MES, Prakahnagar, Mekalamandi, Balapur, Maisaram, Sahebnagar, Mailardevpally, Bandlaguda, PDP, Golden Heights, Suleman Nagar, 9No. Bhojagutta, Allabanda, Gandhamguda, Asifnagar, Prashasan nagar, Madhapur and Shaikpet reservoirs.

HMWSSB request the consumers to use water conservatively to avoid inconvenience.

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HMWSSB HAS CELEBRATED THE 72ND REPUBLIC DAY ON 26.01.2021

HMWSSB has celebrated the 72nd Republic Day at Board office in a grand manner. Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB unfold the Tri-Colour National Flag along with the Board staff. Since the Government has declared the 20 KL Free Drinking Water Supply to Hyderabad Citizens, all the Board employees are to work rigorously and implement the scheme successfully, said the MD on occasion. All the Senior Officers and Board Employees are participated in the Republic Day Celebrations.

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THE HMWSS HAS ISSUED GUIDELINES TO AVAIL 20 KL FREE DRINKING WATER SCHEME THROUGH A PRESS NOTIFICATION ISSUED ON 23.01.2021

As per the guidelines issued by Government all Domestic-Slum, Domestic-Individual, Domestic- Multi Storeyed Building(MSB)/Bulk connections are eligible for 20 KL (20000 liters) free water supply once they link their Customer Account Numbers (CAN) with Aadhaar as per G.O.Ms. No.211, MA&UD (MA) Department, Dt: 02-12-2020.

Further, Domestic-Slum connections are NOT required to fix meters for availing the scheme, however, other Domestic-Individual, Domestic-MSB/Bulk connections shall get "Functional Meters Fixed" to their connections for scheme eligibility.

  1. HMWSSB itself is training Meter readers to visit houses, in order to facilitate the "Domestic Slum" house owner’s Aadhar Linkage with the respective Consumer Account Numbers.  
  2. Domestic-Individual & Domestic MSB/Bulk consumers shall either visit Meeseva centers or HMWSSB website for linking the house owner’s Aadhaar with their CAN numbers. For which arrangements are being done.
  3. Name corrections as per Aadhaar are allowed on HMWSSB website.
  4. For more clarification, they can call CRMC (Customer Relationship Management Centre) 155313 which functions in two shifts from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm with 25 number of lines and desk executives for the details.
  5. Empanelment of Metering Agencies: In response to HMWSSB’s invitation, several metering firms have submitted “Expression of Interest” for supply of mechanical meters to citizens. Accordingly, 24 agencies have been empanelled for supply of mechanical meters of 15mm & 20mm sizes, as per the specifications approved by HMWSSB, with 2 agencies for each division.
  6. HMWSSB Domestic-Individual & Domestic-Multi Storeyed Building(MSB) consumers with connection sizes of 15mm & 20mm can visit Website www.hyderabadwater.gov.inà Free Water Supply Scheme tabà Emapanelled Metering Agencies tab -- for details of firms supplying meters to various locations in the city, consumers can directly contact the agencies, purchase the meters & get fixed.
  7. Approved rates of meters supplied by above metering firms, including cost of meter, GST @ 18%  & fixing charges, is as below:

              15mm Size – Meter cost       Rs.1100-00

                     GST @ 18 %     Rs.  198-00

                Fixing charges      Rs.  200-00

                          Total:         Rs.1498-00

               20mm Size – Meter Cost       Rs.1650-00

                     GST @ 18%      Rs.  297-00

                     Fixing charges Rs.  200-00

                         Total:          Rs.2147-00

Presently, 1 Lakh meters are available for supply by all the agencies put together. The agencies will take up further manufacture of meters in due course.

Billing: Domestic Slum connections whose Aadhaar authentication is completed, are eligible for 20 KL FWS with effect from 01.12.2020.

For CANs with functional meters as on 01.12.2020 AND whose Aadhaar authentication is completed From 01-04-2021 Free Water Rebate Bills will be issued "with effect from 01.12.2020", for all 4 months at once to all Domestic-Individual/MSB/Bulk consumers, dividing the readings for the 4 months. If consumption is beyond 20 KL per month, bill will be charged for such excess consumption. 

  1. For CANs which fixed meters after 01.12.2020 AND whose Aadhaar authentication is completed - From 01-04-2021 Bills will be issued with effect from date on which meter is fixed, to all Domestic-Individual/MSB/Bulk consumers. The Rebate will be effective from date of fixing of meter. For previous period, i.e. from 01.12.2020 to prior to the date of fixing of meter, bills will be issued as per existing tariff rates.
  2. For CANs which do not fix functional meters by 31.03.2021 AND Aadhaar authentication is NOT completed– Bills will be issued and the CAN is charged as per existing tariff from 01-12-2020, without interest for 4 months upto 31.03.2021
  3. Other Domestic-Individual & MSB/Bulk CANs with functional meters as on 01.12.2020 AND whose Aadhaar authentication is completed are eligible for 20 KL free water supply with effect from 01.12.2020. If consumption is beyond 20 KL per month, bill will be charged for such excess consumption.
  4. Other Domestic-Individual & MSB/Bulk CANs which fixed meters after 01.12.2020 are eligible for 20 KL free water supply from date of fixing of meter.

However, the scheme will continue to be in force after 01.04.2021 and the consumers can avail 20 KL free water rebate from the date they fix functional meter and complete Aadhaar authentication.

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SRI. KT.RAMA RAO, HON'BLE MINISTER LAUNCHED 20KL FREE WATER SCHEME ON 12.01.2021

Sri.K.T.Rama Rao garu Hon’ble Minister for MA&UD has launched the 20 KL Free Drinking Water Supply Scheme on 12th January 2021 in presence of various Ministers and Peoples Representatives at SPR Hills, Rehmat Nagar, Hyderabad.

The Scheme will benefit over 9 lakh households in the city. Despite financial constraints in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Chief Minister has declared the scheme with commitment towards the welfare of the Poor and Needy.

The Rs. 500/- Crore burden arising due to the implementation of the scheme will be borne by the Government, said Minister KTR.

Domestic consumers need not pay water bill for using less than 20,000 litres water per month. For water use above 20,000 litres, consumers have to pay a tariff as per meter reading. All eligible customers of the scheme are required to link their Aadhaar Card to their CAN numbers, said the Minister on occasion.

When other metro cities like Chennai suffering from scarcity of drinking water and the same was being transported through trains from far-off places, it is due to the farsightedness of CM KCR that Hyderabad was not facing such problems, the Minister said. Hyderabad is being supplied safe drinking water with great efforts of HMWSSB from River Godavari and Krishna and various projects like Ring Main and Keshavapuram that are being taken up to ensure that there will  not be any shortage of drinking water till 2048, said Minister Sri KT Rama Rao.

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TWIN RESERVIORS INAUGURATED BY HON’BLE MINISTER KTR ON 09.01.2021

Sri K.T.Rama Rao garu, Hon’ble Minister for MA&UD has inaugurated the twin reservoirs of 5.0 ML capacity (2.5 ML each) at Vasavi Nagar zone in LB Nagar circle on 9th January 2021. The reservoirs are constructed at a cost of Rs.9.42 Crore which could serve 15,900 tap connections benefiting a population of 88,000 of Maruthi Nagar, Pahinigiri Colony, Ramalingeshwara Colony, Vinayaka Nagar, Satya Nagar, Ratna Nagar, Vasavi Colony, Alkapuri, Mohan Nagar, Sowbhagyapuram, Vijayapuri Colony, New Nagole and nearby Colonies in the LB Nagar Circle.

The “Sheer Wall Shaft’’ Technology has been used in the construction of these two Twin Reservoirs. This technology generally will be used in the huge building structures.

Hon’ble Minister Sri.CH. Malla Reddy along with local MLA Sri.Sudheer Reddy, Mayor and Dy. Mayor participated in the programme. 

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NEW YEAR CELEBRATED IN HMWSSB 02.01.2021

The Jalamandali Engineers Association (JEE) of HMWSSB organized the New Year Celebrations of 2021 in the Board Office on 02-01-2021 wherein Sri M. Dana Kishore, Manager Director, HMWSSB has released the New Year Diary published by JEE. On occasion the Board employees observed  two-minute silence in memory of the deaths of HMWSSB staff during Covid-19 period.

The Managing Director, HMWSSB has stated that the Board employees are to work with devotion and put their efforts to reach the goals of the Board in the New Year 2021. The staff working in HMWSSB should feel proud that they are providing safe drinking water to lakhs of people living in twin cities.

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NEW MANAGERS IN HMWSSB ON 29.12.2020

Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director has given appointment letters to the newly promoted 29 Managers at the Board office on 29th December 2020. The JNTU has conducted examination for the internal candidates of Technical Grade Assistants, Work Inspectors and General Purpose Employees.  Out of 69 members appeared for the examination, 29 members are selected for Manager Posts. 

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NO WATER SUPPLY TO CERTAIN AREAS ON SATURDAY(31.10.2020) 29.10.2020

Due to the attending junction work on existing 1400mm dia MS Krishna Drinking Water Supply Phase-II Ring Main-I from Mailardevpally to Tolichowki gravity main for facilitating the construction of proposed downward ramp for PVNR Expressway at Pillar No. 160 and 169, there will be shutdown for 24 hours from 06.00AM on 31.10.2020 (Saturday) to 6.00AM on 01.11.2020(Sunday). Hence, there will be no water supply/short water supply to the following areas on 31.10.2020:

Mehdipatnam, Karwan, Langer House, Kakatiya Nagar, Humayan Nagar, Talagadda, Asifnagar, MES, Shaikpet, OU Colony, Tolichowki, Mallepally, Vijay Nagar Colony, Bhojagutta under O&M Div-III, Ziaguda, Red Hills, Secretariat, Old MLA Quarters, Allabanda under O&M Div-IV, Gagan Mahal, Himayath Nagar under O&M Div-V, Budvel, Hyderguda, Rajendranagar, Upperpally, Suleman Nagar, MM Pahadi, Attapur, Chintalmet, Kishanbagh under O&M Div-XVI and Gandhamguda, Kismathpur under O&M Div-XVIII reservoir areas.

HMWSSB request the consumers to use water conservatively to avoid inconvenience.

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STP INSPECTION BY MD, HMWSSB ALONG WITH SRI ARVIND KUMAR, PRINCIPLE SECRETARY, MA&UD ON 09.09.2020

Sri M. Dana Kihsore,IAS Manging Director, HMWSSB along with Sri. Arvind Kumar, IAS Principle Secretary, MA&UD and other Senior Officers inspected the 5 MLD capacity of STP near Durgam Cheruvu on 09.09.2020. He said no untreated water should be entered in Durgam Chervu as the cable stayed bridge is near to the tank supposed to be open to the public in next few days. The existing 5 MLD capacity of STP will be enhanced to 7.5 MLD in next few days. The measures will be taken to install CC TV cameras at the inlet and outlet places near to the STP.

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MD INSPECTED DURGAM CHERUVU STP ON 08.09.2020

In view of the Cable Strayed Bridge at Durgam Cheruvu shortly opening for public Sri M. Dana Kihsore, IAS Managing Director, HMWSSB has inspected the 5 MLD capacity STP located at Durgam Cheruvu on 08.09.2020. The Managing Director said that 1781 MLD of sewage is being generated in the city and out of 770 of MLD is treated through STPs located at various parts of the city. The quality of treated water let into Durgam Cherugu will be monitored for every four hours through a third party agency. Strict will be viewed against the public if untreated sewage water is being letting into Durgam Cheruvu. CCTV cameras will be installed at inlets and outlets near to the STP and round the clock check will be done.

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HON’BLE MINISTER SRI K.T.R REVIEWED PROGRESS OF ONGOING PROJECTS ON 05.09.2020

Sri K.T. Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for MA&UD along with Sri Arvind Kumar, IAS Principal Secretary, Telangana State have reviewed the HMWSSB works at Pragathi Bhavan on 05.09.2020 along with Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, and other Directors of HMWSSB. The minister has reviewed about the progress of Sewerage Master Plan, Keshavapur Reservoir, Ring Main Construction etc.

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THE MD REVIEWED THE PROGRESS OF OTS-20 ON 26.8.2020

Sri M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director has reviewed the progress of One Time Settlement (OTS) with all officers concerned. He said that 3 to 4 collections gangs are to be formed to every section for more revenue collection including by using the services of Self Help Group Members, Mobile Collection Vans. An exclusive strategy for every section and by every division has to be adopted to get more number of collections.

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MOBILE COLLECTION VANS LAUNCHED BY MD, HMWSSB ON 24.8.2020

Sri M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has launched 40 numbers of Mobile Collection Vans in Board Office meant for One Time Settlement (OTS).

These vans will go around the city for collection of OTS payments and the people should avail the opportunity of OTS scheme through these vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with Speaker, Computer, Printer along with a operator for collection and issuing of receipts on the spot after the payment made.  

Mobile Collection Vans launched by MD, HMWSSB on 24.8.2020

 

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HMWSSB HAS LAUNCHED ONE TIME SETTLEMENT (OTS) ON 19.8.2020

Sri M.Dana Kishore, MD, HMWSSB has launched One Time Settlement (OTS) Customer Care Centre in the head office on 19 August 2020. The call centre will be available for consumers on the toll free number of 155313 in order to clear people's doubts about the OTS. The OTS is an opportunity given by the government for the availment of paying principal amount without interest. 

The call centre had 45 executives works in 2 shifts by informing the callers to know how much of the bill amount and would be waived for each of them. A dash board was established in order to get information in detail about the OTS collections day to day.

In addition to the call centre on OTS, a vast publicity campaign has also taken up to reach the message on OTS at grass root level.    

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SRI. KT. RAMA RAO, HON'BLE MINISTER RELEASED THE PUBLICITY MATERIAL ON 11.08.2020

Sri.K.T. Rama Rao, Hon'ble Minister for MA&UD released the publicity material of Posters, Pamphlets and Banners of HMWSSB brought  out on One Time Settlement OTS in his chambers at Pragathi Bhawan today.

The OTS opportunity given by the Govt to facilitate the public by waving of interest amount that is accumulated longer time and to pay the actual Principal Amount only within 45 days from 1st August, 2020.  The last date for ots is 15th september said the Minister. All the staff working at ground level shall work hard to recollect the pending   water bills so as to get the Revenue to the  Board and ultimately, it is the peoples responsibility also to support the Government by  clearing  their pending water bills.

Sri Arvind kumar, Principal Secretary of MS&UD, Sri M.Danakishore, MD, HMWSSB, Sri Praveen Kumar Sri Ravi, Directors and other officers  participted on occasion.

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WATER BOARD GETS ISO CERTIFICATION RENEWED ON 25.07.2020

The efforts of HMWSSB to maintain quality in Treatment, Storage, Pumping, Transmission and Distribution was recognized by ISO Certification agency and has renewed the certificate issued in this regard after due audit. The audit process is elaborate and as covered various aspects of Treatment, Storage, Pumping, Transmission and Distribution. The audit also looked at the Chlorination process and has certified its operations as continuation of quality parameters fixed. The Certificate issued is valid up to 2023.

In the meeting held by the Managing Director, HMWSSB reiterate the efforts made by the HMWSSB employees from GPE to Director level striving hard to they level best in maintaining in the qualitative water supply to the consumers of Hyderabad with their committed services lead in supplying qualitative water regularly.

The Certificate was awarded for maintenance the standard while drawing the water Transmission and Distribution to the customer’s satisfaction.    

 

       

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THE MD, HMWSSB MET SRI K.T. RAMA RAO, HON'BLE MINISTER FOR MA&UD ON 20.7.2020

The Telangana Electricity Regulatory Authority (TSERC) extended concessional power tariff by reducing the power charges to Rs. 3.95 per unit to HMWSSB. The new tariff will help the Board to save Rs. 22.5 crore per month and Rs. 270 Crore per Annum. The Water Board was incurring huge power  bills by pumping water to Hyderabad from Krishna and Godavari drinking water sources.

Keeping in view of the power tariff extended by the government Sri M. Dana Kishore, MD, HMWSSB along with Executive Director and Directors met Sri K.T. Rama Rao , Hon'ble  Minister for MA&UD in his chambers and thanked the Minister  for taking up the issue with Chief Minister.

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TELE-CONFERENCE HELD BY MD ON 02.07.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB held a Tele-Conference with Directors, Chief General Managers(Engg.), General Managers(Engg.) on the issues of water supply, sewerage overflows and health condition of the frontline staff working on the field.

The Managing Director has instructed and emphasized all the Officers on the importance of the following issues:

  • All the Division offices and reservoir premises shall be kept neat and clean.
  • The offices shall be sanitized with spraying of Sodium Hypochlorite.
  • Day to day review of the Health condition of the staff and frontline workers shall be done.
  • Staff with COVID symptoms shall be isolated and put on home quarantine.
  • The General Managers of the Divisions shall conduct “Dial your GM” on every Monday from 11.30 am to 12.30pm for grievances redressal.
  • A Drop Box for consumer grievances must be made available in all divisions.
  • All grievances of no water supply and sewage overflows are to be attended within the SLA period.
  • Spraying of Sodium Hypochlorite solution at all SOF locations is made mandatory.
  • Instructed to identify and keep atleast 10 Managers and other staff, on reserve to take up the duties in place of sick staff.
  • The General Manager, O&M Division.II is instructed to submit the proposal for Junction for improvement of supplies to nearly 15,000 connections under Balapur.

He also directed the officials to regularly coordinate with the respective GHMC and Police officials in COVID containment areas.

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HARITHA HARAM IN WATER BOARD ON 26.06.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB participated in a program held at Jalamandali Park at Himayathsagar on Friday as a part of the sixth phase of Haritha Haram.

On occasion, the HMWSSB Staff planted 10000 saplings of 14 varieties in a one acre area. The Japanese famous plants botanist Akira  Miyawaki plants which could grow fast and rapid speed  in a short period  of time. It requires more sunlight land tilted with Vermi compost.

Among others who accompanied the Managing Director during programme include Dr.M.Satyanarayana, Executive Director, Sri.D.Sridhar Babu, Director(Projects-2), Sri.M.Yellaswamy, Director(Projects-1), Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director(Technical), Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-1), Sri.P.Ravi, Director(Operations-2), CGMs(Engg.), HMWSSB.

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MD’S TELE-CONFERENCE ON MONSOON ACTION PLAN 2020 ON 19.06.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS HMWSSB hold a Tele-Conference with CGM’s on Monsoon Action Plan on 19.06.2020. He said all the officers of HMWSSB to get prepared to resolve the issues pertaining to the water contamination, sewerage overflows which are mainly occurs during monsoon period. The safety grills are to be fixed to the manholes and cleaning of sludge remains in the sewerage pipelines has to be cleared from time to time during rainy season. He also instructed to concentrate on 100% revenue collection from the commercial establishments division wise.

Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-I), Sri.P.Ravi(Operations(II), CGM’s participated in the Tele-Conference.

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‘DIAL YOUR MD’ AND ‘MEET YOUR MD PROGRAM ON 06.06.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, MWSSB has resolved 13 complaints received from various areas during ‘Meet Your MD’ programme held on 6th June 2020. The complaints like low pressure of water, water contamination, sewerage overflows, higher billing etc.  Later he reviewed on the monsoon action plan and instructed the officials for effective steps that people should not suffer due to water logging or sewerage overflow issues.

He said that safety grills have already been fixed to the 1.5 depth manholes and also instructed the officers to speed up for further fixing of safety grills to the manholes which have not yet been completed. The caution boards are also to be placed near to the deep manholes as indication to public.

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6TH TELANGANA FORMATION DAY CELEBRATIONS IN HMWSSB ON 02.06.2020

The 6th Telangana Formation Day Celebrations held in Board office on 2nd June 2020. Sri.M.Dana Kishore, Managing Director, HMWSSB has unfurled the national flag. Later he hold a meeting with all officers and said that the government has a broader view on HMWSSB functioning and applauded by CM at various occasions. The government has already planned for un-interrupted water supply to Hyderabad city by the year 2040 and accordingly various reservoirs like Kondapochamma Sagar, Mallanna Sagar are under pipeline as a part of Kaleshwaram Project.  Once Kondapochamma Sagar has come to FTL, there is a chance to get 170 MLD of water to Hyderabad city ever day.

Dr.M.Satyanarayana, Executive Director, HMWSSB, other Directors, officers and staff participated in the meeting.

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MONSOON ACTION PLAN- 2020 ON 21.05.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, Managing Director, HMWSSB conducted meeting on Monsoon Action Plan-2020 on 21st May 2020 at Board Office and reviewed in detail. All the manholes having 1.5 mtr depth are already fixed with safety grills and which ever have not been completed shall be fixed immediately. Around 185 hotspots of water logging areas are identified and hence the GM’s are requested to deployment of supervisors at every hotspot area. Every HMWSSB employee working on the field has to wear uniforms. The emergency rescue teams (ERT’s) are being used for emergency round the clock. 

Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-I), Sri.P.Ravi(Operations(II), O&M CGM’s and GM’s,HMWSSB participated in the meeting.

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ALL OVERHEAD TANKS ARE TO BE CLEANED AFTER LOCKDOWN PERIOD ON 19.05.2020

The Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has appealed the people through a press note stating that all the consumers, shopping malls, commercials establishments and hotels are to clean their overhead tanks immediately and fill up with fresh water. The preserved water available in overhead tanks cannot be used after COVID-19 lock down period. This water was stored in the overhead tanks almost for 57 days which cannot be useful for drinking purposes.

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HON’BLE MINISTER SRI K.T.R’S REVIEW MEETING ON SEWERAGE SYSTEM ON 18.05.2020

Sri K.T. Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for MA&UD along with Sri Arvind Kumar, IAS Principal Secretary, Telangana State have reviewed Sewage System and STPs functioning on 18.05.2020 at Board Office, Khairatabad.

The Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has given a power point presentation on existing sewerage system along with STPs functioning. The Hon’ble Minister Rama Rao has said that the Hyderabad Sewerage System has to be strengthened further by identifying the availability open places nearby the existing STPs instead of searching for new places towards construction of new STPs through PPP mode. A vertical STP on Kukatpally Nala has to be taken up immediately said by the Minister. The fecal sludge treatment plants are to be taken up within the ORR limits to avoid the ground water contamination and there is a need for construction of slit chambers at every Function Halls, Hotels, Hostels, Hospitals and at every Commercial Buildings. Severe action will be taken up on the owners those who are not having slit chambers.

The Minister has also said that every apartment having 100 or more flats must have their own STP’s upto ORR limits and accordingly the HMWSSB/ GHMC has to prepare plans.

Dr.M.Styanarayana, Executive Director, HMWSSB, other Directors and officers also participated.

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MD’S TELE-CONFERENCE WITH GM’S ON COVID-19 ON 03.04.2020

A Tele-Conference held by Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB on 3rd April 2020 with all O&M GM’s for precautionary measures in the advent of COVID-19. Every employee has to wear masks and use sanitizers and maintain hygienic by cleaning premises with sodium hypochlorite. Every GM has to keep ready with 20 additional staff to move the areas in emergency.

Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-I), Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director(Technical), Sri.P.Ravi(Operations(II), CGM’s participated in the Tele-Conference.

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DIAL YOUR MD & MEET YOUR MD PROGRAM ON 28.03.2020

The Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has resolved 24 complaints during Dial Your MD program held on 28th March 2020. Viz. low pressure of water, water contamination, sewerage overflows, high billing etc.  Later he hold a teleconference with GM’s and instructed to keep their offices clean with  Sodium Hypo-Chlorite and see that every employee must use masks and sanitizers and be available round the clock to solve any issues pertains to the public in the divisions.

The Managing Director has said that 4 task force special teams consisting 100 linemen, sewerage staff, 1 GM, 2 DGMs, 4 Managers, 1 Police Officer and his staff will be kept ready at the head office to move in emergency. The MD has instructed the GM’s saying that 20 additional staff are to be identified to work round the clock for water supply, tanker supply, steps on water contamination.

Dr.M.Styanarayana,  Executive Director, HMWSSB and others participated in the meeting.

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A TELE-CONFERENCE BY MD, HMWSSB ON 24.03.2020

A Tele-Conference held by Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB on 24th March  2020 in the advent of COVID-19 for precautionary steps by the entire staff of HMWSSB and he further sanctioned an amount Rs. 5000/-  to each division for purchase and supply of Masks, Gloves. Sanitizers and other required material for the staff.

He informed the people in a press statement, that the water reserves are plenty and need not worry for hygienic measures. The sewerage staff like linemen and other technical staff are kept ready with air-tech machines for sewerage cleaning and to maintain hygienic conditions. The Entry Passes along with Masks and Gloves will be provided to all the HMWSSB staff to work at the ground level during COVID lockdown period.

The Managing Director instructed the GM’s to hold a similar tele-conference with their Managers and Technical staff every day on their health grounds and to take precautionary steps according to the situation.

Dr.M.Styanarayana,  Executive Director, HMWSSB and others Directors spoke on Tele-Conference.

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SUPPLY OF WATER TANKER WITHIN 48 HOURS AFTER BOOKING ON 10.03.2020

During the review of Summer Action Plan-2020 on 10th March 2020, theSri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has discussed the strategies for immediate water supply tankers to avoid the difficulties by the public. After an analysis with the officers the Managing Director has said that 230 additional water tankers shall be deployed apart from 23 filling stations and 110 filling points. The water tankers are to be delivered within 48 hours after the booking. Mini generators are to keep ready at the filling points if power failures. A third party will be deployed to identity the low pressure, water contamination and water supply to tail end points etc.

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WOMEN HAS A GREAT ROLE IN UNIVERSE – MD’S PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN YEAR EVENT ON 07.03.2020

Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board has celebrated the International Women’s Day on 7th March 2020 at Board Office, Khairatabad, Hyderabad. Speaking on occasion as chief guest, Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB lighted the Lamp and said that the women has a great role in the society as Mother, Daughter, Daughter-in-Law, Teacher, etc. They have proved that they are the winners in the Universe irrespective of gender discrepancies.

He later distributed the awards to the winners in the competitions organized by Women’s Ministerial Staff. Prominent writers Athluri Vijayalaxmi, Potthuri Vijayalaxmi and various others participated.

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REVIEW MEETING ON REVENUE COLLECTIONS AND PENDING BILLS ON 06.03.2020

Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has reviewed on Revenue collections and pending bills at a meeting held on 6th March 2020 and instructed to concentrate on collection of pending bills and reach the targets. Action has to be viewed on low pressure of water supply, sewerage overflow, water contamination etc.

Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-I), Sri.P.Ravi, Director(Operations-II) and concerned CGMs, DGMs and Managers, HMWSSB attended meeting.

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CRIMINAL CASE BOOKED FOR ILLEGAL WATER CONNECTION ON 04.03.2020

A Criminal Case was filed against 40 members of M/s Ravi Shankar Residency, Hno: 5-2-122/107 in Tirumal Nagar, Kushaiguda for having illegal water connection on 4th March 2020 under IPC 269 & 430.

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MD, HMWSSB VISITED NAGOLE STP ON 02.03.2020

In the light of sewerage taken over by HMWSSB from GHMC from 1st March 2020,  Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS,  Managing Director, HMWSSB has visited the Nagole STP on 2nd March 2020 to oversee the functioning of sewerage treatment. Out of 1781 MLD of sewerage is being produced from twin cities, only 770 MLD is being treated from Nagole STP and hence planned another 100 MLD to be treated from nearby STPs. The Managing Director has instructed the sewerage workers to wear the Masks and Helmets with implements while working at the site.

Sri.D.Sridhar Babu, Director (Projects-II),CGM (STP) and concerned officers accompanied the Managing Director on the site.

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READY FOR SEWERAGE MAINTENANCE ON 29.02.2020

Since a day is left over for taking over the sewerage maintenance from GHMC, Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has hold another round of discussion with concerned officers to kick start with all men and machinery. The officers informed the Managing Director stating that 584 sanitation staff, 66 mini Air tech machines, 28 Air tech machines with uniforms are ready to start the work from 1st March 2020.

The Managing Director has suggested the officers to get start the sewerage works by inviting local MLAs and other peoples representatives so as to have an idea about HMWSSB has taken over the maintenance from GHMC. 66 wards from 7 Municipalities, 3600 KMs length of pipeline, 3.26 lakh Manholes have come under HMWSSB from 1st March, 2020 

Dr.M.Satyanarayana, Executive Director, Directors and concerned CGMs, GMs, HMWSSB participated in the meeting

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CRIMINAL CASE ON UNAUTHORIZED WATER CONNECTION ON 29.02.2020

A criminal case was filed U/S 260, 430 by Vigilance Wing of HMWSSB for having illegal and unauthorized water connection against house owner Sri.Sayyad Sirajuddin, H.No:3-6-207, 207/2 of Himayathnagar area. The building has water connection without the permission of HMWSSB.

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MINISTER KTR’S VISIT TO RWH THEME PARK ON 28.02.2020

Sri K.T. Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for MA&UD visited Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park on 28th February 2020 along with Sri Arvind Kumar,IAS, Principal Secretary of MA&UD, GovTS. Sri M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has briefed the Minister about the Theme Park.

The Minister has gone round the Theme park and observed constructions of various types of RWH structures at the site. The Minister has said that this theme park will enlightened the students on the save water concept perfectly well. Initiation of WaLC is a thoughtful programme created by HMWSSB will certainly reduce the NRW for future generations. On occasion the Minister has released the WaLC diaries and new Blue Uniforms meant for the HMWSSB staff.

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MLA SRI BALALA’S PARTICIPATION IN WALC AWARENESS AT WAHED NAGAR ON 26.02.2020

The HMWSSB is supplying 472 MGD of water every day to the citizens of Hyderabad City where as 170 MGD of water i.e. 77 crore litres is just being wasted by the public by negligence every day. This wasted water could be sufficient to quench the thirst of population like Warangal or Karimnagar Towns, Said Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS Managing Direector, HMWSSB during WaLC Awareness Programme organized in Malakpet Constituency on 26th February 2020. On occasion Sri.Md.Balala, MLA Malakpet participated as chief guest.

It is further said by the Managing Director that an amount of Rs. 42/- is being incurred by the HMWSSB for every 1000 liters for transportation of water from source to house, where as the board is giving for only Rs. 7/- on subsidy rates to the poor people for the same quantity. People should understand the necessity of every water drop that counts.

The WaLC (Water Leadership and Conservation) programme has initiated to create awareness and understanding on reduction of wastage of water and water conservation for future generations. Various NGO’s, peoples representatives, students attended the meeting.

Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director (Operations-I), Sri.P.Ravi, Director (Operations-II) CGM, GM, DGMs, HMWSSB participated in the event.

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SUMMER ACTION 2020 PLAN FOR ORR VILLAGES ON 25.02.2020

Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has reviewed on the Summer Action Plan 2020 for ORR Villages and sanctioned an amount of Rs. 1.5 crores for erection of 17 new filling stations and for 60 water tankers to quench the thirst of 193 village population within ORR limits.  The water tanker services are come into effect from 15th March 2020 positively. The Managing Director has instructed to sanction temporary CAN No’s as per the list collected from concerned municipalities. 

Sri. Azmeera Krishna, Director(Operations-I), Sri.P. Ravi, Director(Operations-II) and   concerned CGMs and GMs, HMWSSB participated in the meeting.

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CERTIFICATES DISTRIBUTION TO HMWSSB STAFF BY RENEWABLE ENERGY DEPARTMENT ON 24.02.2020

Certificated are awarded to 400 employees of HMWSSB staff after successful completion of their training on Energy Efficiency organized by Renewable Energy Department (GOI) on 24.02.2020 at a Hotel Abode in Lakdikapool.

The 400 employees undergone for training are divided into 9 batches @  2 days training for each batch held from 28.01.2020 to 20.02.2020.  The officials from Energy Management Division and HMWSSB staff have participated.

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CRIMINAL CASE BOOKED FOR ILLEGAL WATER CONNECTION ON 22.02.2020

A criminal case was filed on two buildings at Lingampally and  Moula-ali areas for having Illegal water connection one against the house owner Mr. Mohan Goud, Lingampally and second building against house owner Smt. Koushalya Devi in Moulali. These people are using unauthorized water connections without any permission of HMWSSB and hence booked under IPC 269 & 430.

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TRAINING TO THE CHLORINATION PLANT OPERATORS ON 22.02.2020

Dr. Prashanth Mahapathra, Dean from Institute of Health System has given a one day orientation for QAT Wing of around 200 staff members on 22nd February 2020 at Board Office. The orientation consisting of chlorination levels in water quantity and precautions if any during chlorination leakages etc., Sri.Sunil Kumar, GM(QAT) and others participated.

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REVIEW MEETING ON ORR WATER SUPPLY PROJECTS ON 20.02.2020

Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has reviewed ongoing progress of ORR water supply project on 20th February 2020. Village wise details, numner of bore-wells in every village, availability of water, requirement of new connections shall be collected as on hand information. Every connections has to given temporary CAN numbers. The pending bills to the Jalamandlali before and after 2017 are also to be collected and submit the report.

Sri M. Satyanarayana, Executive Director Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director (Technical) Sri.P.Ravi, Director (Operations-II), and concerned CGMs, GMs, DGMs and Managers participated in the meeting.

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HMWSSB PLANTATION PROGRAM ON OCCASION OF CM’S BIRTHDAY ON 17.02.2020

The HMWSSB staff have planted 666 various types plants in 4 acres area at Jalamandali Gandipet Park on the occasion of 66th Birthday Celebrations of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Telangana, Sri K. Chandra Shekar Rao on 17.02.2020. Keeping in view of the occasion Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB along with other Directors released WaLC Diary meant for WaLC Volunteers, NGOs, and other officers related. CGMs GMs, DGMs, Manages and staff participated in the event.

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EXHIBITION SOCIETY AWARD TO HMWSSB ON 15.02.2020

The All India Industrial Exhibition Society (Numaish Society), Hyderabad awarded a Momento to HMWSSB for rendering Best Services to the Laks of visitors during the entire exhibition period from 01.01.2020 to 15.02.2020.

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TRAINING ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY ON 14.02.2020

The Ministry of Renewable Energy has conducted an orientation program on Energy Efficiency for HMWSSB staff of Technical Grade-2, ATO, JTO, Managers and DGM’s held today at Jalamandali Training Centre, Hyderguda. The orientation consisting of Energy Efficiency in WTPs, usage in Lighting Systems etc., it will be held upto 20th February 2020 in different batches. Dr. B. Hemanth Kumar, Regional Director from Renewable Energy and others participated.

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MD’S REVIEW MEETING ON SANATHNAGAR PILOT PROJECT ON 12.02.2020

Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has reviewed the ongoing progress of Sanathnagar Pilot Project on 12th February 2020 at the Board Office. Several issues have been discussed in meeting like house to house survey, water auditing by colour coding, NGOs and WaLC volunteers role, reduction of NRW, RWH structures, construction of slit chambers, water pipeline mapping, valves Geo tagging, sewerage overflow, water  contamination, fixing sensors to the valves, erection of DMA meters etc. He also reviewed the functioning of Sewer Croc Machines for de-siltation.

Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director (Technical), Sri.P.Ravi, Director (Operations-II,) and concerned CGM’s and GM’s and NGOs participated in the meeting.

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JOINT MEETING OF MD, HMWSSB AND COMMISSIONER,GHMC ON 10.02.2020

A joint meeting between Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB and Sri D.S. Lokesh Kumar, IAS, Commissioner, GHMC held today in board office and discussed on the issues of sewerage transfer and maintenance from GHMC to HMWSSB from 1st March 2020.

The suburban municipalities are having 66 Wards with a length of 3600 KM of sewerage pipeline and 3,26,254 manholes with a strength of 700 workers. The GHMC will pay an amount of Rs. 8.3 crores to HMWSSB every month for the next 5 years towards maintenance cost. The GHMC will hand over 29 air-tech machines, 66 mini air-tech machines to HMWSSB for sewerage maintenance.

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MD’S PARTICIPATION IN DIAL YOUR MD & MEET YOUR MD ON 08.02.2020

Around 6500 representations received to get regularized illegal water connections under VDS-2019 and all they will be regularized by providing new CAN numbers said Managing Director, HMWSSB in a review meeting held on VDS-2019 in connection with a meeting held the ‘Dial your MD and Meet Your MD’ today. The Managing Director has also said to avail the opportunity of VDS-2019 till the last date of 21st February 2020 to avoid penalty, criminal cases etc.

On occasion 22 representations have been received in ‘Meet Your MD’ and 10 complaints have been resolved in ‘Dial Your MD’ pertains to low water pressure, sewerage overflows, etc.

Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director (Technical), Sri.P.Ravi, Director Operations-II, and concerned CGMs and GMs, HMWSSB attended the meeting.

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71ST REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION AT WATER BOARD OFFICE ON 26.01.2020

The 71st Republic Day celebration held in Board office today. Sri M. Dana Kishore, Managing Director, HMWSSB has unfurled the National Tri-color Flag. Speaking on occasion, he applauded the services of HMWSSB staff for supplying the best qualitative drinking water to Hyderabad Citizens as per a report published in national dailies across India. The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply Sewerage Board stands 2nd position after Mumbai for the best and purified water being supplied to its citizens. The organization has surveyed in 10 metropolitan cities like Delhi, Kolkota, Chennai, Banglore, etc.

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REVIEW MEETING ON THE REVENUE, NRW, SEWERAGE AND WaLC PROGRAMS 22.01.2020

Sri M. Dana Kishore, Managing Director, HMWWSB has reviewed the Revenue, NRW, Sewerage, WaLC issues with concerned officers and insisted upon the increasing of Revenue Collections and to reduce wastage of water to the maximum extent. The Managing Director has targeted to collect another 20% of pending payments from commercial connections. He also instructed the officers to identity the highest water wastage areas and take action accordingly.

Dr. M. Satyanarayana, Executive Director,Sri.P.Ravi, Director (Operations-II),Sri.V.L.Praveen Kumar, Director (Technical) and concerned CGMs and GMs, HMWSSB attended the meeting.

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MD’S REVIEW MEETING ON TRANSFER OF SEWERAGE SYSTEM FROM GHMC ON 08.01.2020

In view of the Government of Telangana instructions, the maintenance of the sewerage system up to ORR limits has planned to take over by the HMWSSB from 1st March 2020, the Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB has reviewed the preparatory works with concerned officers today at a meeting held in Board Office, Khiaratabad, Hyderabad on the 8th January 2020.

The available men and machinery like Air-Tech machines, Mini Air-Tech and other infrastructures having with GHMC shall be calculated and accordingly the report has to submitted to the Govt. for further action. On occasion Managing Director has also reviewed the Revenue Collections, NRW, VDS-2019. WaLC, ORR works.

Dr. M. Satyanarayana, Executive Director and Directors, HMWSSB concerned attended the meeting.

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