Gurgaon: The Gurgaon district administration on Monday announced a reward of Rs 500 and a commendation certificate to anyone informing it about illegal abandoned open borewells in the district.

The information can be given on the phone number 100 of police control room and on Deputy Commissioner's Camp Office number 0124-2303333, an official state government release said.

The name of the informer will be kept confidential as per his/her demand.

The decision was taken today at a meeting of District Advisory Committee on Borewells presided over by the Deputy Commissioner P C Meena.

The DC also directed the officers to get a survey done in their jurisdictions and ensure that no borewell was left open and abandoned.

In case of already functional borewells or tubewells, Meena said, these should be as per norms and there should be no violation of any kind.

The concerned officers of HUDA, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon, Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) and Municipal Committees would get a survey conducted in their respective areas and ensure there is no open borewell or dry well or open pit etc.

The responsibility of enforcement of the Supreme Court guidelines and conducting rescue operations will be of the concerned department in its respective area, he said.

(Agencies)

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