Water supply in Kerala to be privatised

Water supply in Kerala to be privatised

Drinking water supply in Kerala is all set to be privatised with the state government giving administrative sanction to launch a company for the purpose.

The government will have 49 per cent stake in the proposed company while the majority 51 per cent will be held by a private player.

The chief minister will be the chairman of the proposed firm and secretaries of water resources, finance and local self-government departments will be members of the board of directors.