AHMEDABAD: Even as 14 of Gujarat's 26 districts reel from a deficient monsoon, the babudom in Gandhinagar is consuming the most drinking water per capita in the country. The capital consumes 310 litres per capita per day (LPCD). Most of this water comes from the Narmada network. You'd be mistaken to assume that the bureaucrats are on hydrotherapy, it's their gardens that are to blame.
To stop this criminal waste of a precious resource, the roads and building department is setting up a water treatment plant with a capacity of 10 million litres of sewage water per day, just to supply to gardens in Gandhinagar. The plant is currently under construction, behind Infocity campus.