Work of cleaning, desilting of Sagar lake begins in right earnest

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Jun 2018 10:35:27


Our Correspondent


The green filthy and stinking water of Sagar lake has been pumped out under direction Mayor Abhay Dare. Thereafter desilting from the banks of the lake with co-operation of general public and various organistaions is being done.
From Sunday, large number of vehicles have been pooled for taking out soil from the bed of the lake. Mayor Abhay Dare, Collector Alok Kumar Singh, Municipal Commissioner Anurag Verma, Janbhagidari Samanvay Samiti members Ajay Dubey, engineer Prakash Chaubey, Rajesh Pandit, former MLA Sunil Jain and other dignitaries performed ‘shramdaan’ for desilting at Ganga Mandir bank, Bhaddo bank and Chakraghat. Volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, Police Training College and local mediapersons also participated in the desilting work.

JCB, dumpers and tractor trolleys were used for digging out mud and then removing it from the spot. At Sanjay Drive, dumpers and poclain machines were pressed into the work and from 12 noon to 6 pm some 60 dumpers of mud was taken out from the pond and dumped.The Mayor informed that in view of monsoon arrival, now through ‘Janbhagidari’ desilting work would be continued and concerning officers have been directed that work should not be halted. Till rains does not start this work should be continued. Those willing to participate in this work can contact five members coordination committed whose members are Ajay Dubey, Prakash Chaubey, Rajesh Pandit, City Magistrate and mining Officer. This committee is conducting desilting work. Those who wish todonate funds for this work can contact the members of this committee. At Sanjay Drive and at Ganga Mandir bank, even at night, desilting work is being done. Managing Director, Dare Builders, Madhu Dare announced Rs 1,00,000 for this work.