Delhi Jal Board focuses on its finances

Soaring debts, a billing fiasco and non-functioning meters have plagued the Delhi Jal Board in recent years. CEO Debashree Mukherjee spoke to GWI about her bid to overhaul the utility’s performance.

Debt-laden Indian utility Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has successfully weaned itself off operational subsidies from local government, and is actively tackling its debt mountain as it moves towards a more sustainable business model.
 
Since Debashree Mukherjee took over the reins just over a year ago, the utility has passed some important milestones. In 2012, the Board started to reduce its debt...

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