The expert committee headed by the former Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) Chairman B.N. Thayagaraja constituted by the State government to find out alternative sources of water resources to meet the city’s growing water crisis submitted its report on Monday.
According to a press release from the BWSSB, Minister for Transport and Bangalore Urban District in-charge, Ramalinga Reddy, who received the report from Mr. Thyagaraja, said that the report would be reviewed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah along with elected representatives and experts and would decide the future course of action.
The committee was set up during the BJP government when Suresh Kumar was BWSSB Minister.
The BWSSB release stated that Home Minister K.J. George, Ministers of State for Food and Civil Supplies Dinesh Gundu Rao, and Minister of State for Agriculture Krishna Byre Gowda, MP D.K.Suresh, Mayor B.S. Satyanarayana , Deputy Mayor Indira, former Minister S. Suresh Kumar, BBMP Commissioner Lakshmi Narayan and BWSSB Chairman M.S. Ravishankar were present.