Forward of monsoon, anticipated to reach within the first week of July, the Municipal Company has shaped 18 groups consisting of 1 sub-divisional engineer and junior engineer. In the meantime, two management centres, one at Water Filling Station, Sector 15 (phone quantity 0172-2540200) and one other at Mani Majra Water Works-II, MHC (phone quantity 0172-2738082) have additionally been made operational around the clock, in three shifts, with phone attendants. Residents can lodge complaints of water logging throughout rains within the given numbers.

Moreover, 4 groups of employees can be deployed on evening obligation from July 1 to deal with the issue of water stagnation. The directions got in a gathering to make preparedness forward of the monsoon on Wednesday. The assembly was chaired by UT Adviser Dharam Pal. To keep away from flooding of roads and to keep up common provide of electrical energy throughout rains, the preventive strategies have been taken. The street gullies alongside main roads falling below the jurisdiction of the engineering division, Chandigarh Administration, equivalent to Uttar Marg, Madhya Marg, Dakshin
Marg, Purv Marg, Jan Marg and nationwide highways overlaying about 5,000 gullies have been cleaned to keep up common circulation of water.

The Municipal Company has already cleaned 85 per cent of all of the street gullies within the metropolis and can clear the remaining ones inside 10 days. Additionally, 18 groups to manage floods/water logging all through the town have been constituted.

Officers have been assigned on the regulator finish of Sukhna Lake on 24×7 foundation to observe the water ranges of Sukhna Lake, to make sure that there is no such thing as a harm to authorities property as a consequence of water circulation from the catchment space into the lake.

A management room has additionally been established to observe the discharge of the lake on the regulator finish and co-ordinate with the involved DCs of Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula to have correct communication throughout the opening of flood gates in case of extra discharge.

MC Commissioner, Anindita Mitra, acknowledged that the goal date to finish the annual cleansing work of street gullies in numerous sectors/rehabilitation colonies/villages is July 7 and with the intention to meet this, extra labour has been deployed.

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