GPS on Tankers to Check Water Theft

RAJKOT, India: Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has decided to fit GPS on water tankers that supply drinking water to the city. This has been done to check rampant water theft. Officials of RMC said that in many areas of the city, drinking water is still provided through tankers but before the water can reach its destination, some people take it out and sell it at a premium. This has been going on for a long time. A Pune-based agency has shown its willingness to make the GPS systems at a low cost . Dinesh Brahambhatt, municipal commissioner of the city, said, “Every system costs Rs 20,000 but the Pune company will make it at Rs 6,000 for RMC. We will buy 50 such systems initially.” Once this system is fitted on a tanker, it will be possible to track the route, amount of water filled and water supplied at a particular place. If the tanker goes on an unassigned route, then it will immediately give out a signal and beep.

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1 Response to GPS on Tankers to Check Water Theft

  1. Hi, interesting post. I have been wondering about this issue,so thanks for blogging. I’ll probably be coming back to your site. Keep up the good posts

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