Residents opined that the Corporation should also take efforts to ensure the installation of RWH systems in all buildings by offering subsidy.
The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) had earlier issued guidelines mandating owners of existing and new properties measuring 100 square metres and above to install RWH structures.
Stating that India is fast moving towards becoming the global leader for ‘energy transition’, Naidu hailed the recent landmark of 100 Gigawatt of installed renewable energy capacity in India.
The rainwater harvesting awareness drive was started on August 30 and it aims to cover all 10.19 lakh buildings within Corporation limits.
The park showcases more than 40 items on the theme of water conservation, rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharge etc.
110 rainwater harvesting pits to come up in 52 ODF+ villages; Rs 38,000 allotted for each
Apart from this, the team will also check the quality of water (residual chlorine levels) in buildings.
The more than 600 rainwater harvesting pits that were dug across Gajagiri Hills and Bramhagiri Hills in Talacauvery are now being closed by the forest department.