Mayor reviews NMC’s monsoon preparedness

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Jun 2018 11:48:05

Staff Reporter,

Mayor Nanda Jichkar and Municipal Commissioner Virendra Singh issued instructions to all zones to complete the clean all nullahs by next week. A meeting was held at Central office of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) wherein they took a review of the preparedness of civic bodyfor monsoon.  At the outset Mayor asked Dr Pradeep Dasarwar for a status report of the work done so far in city. The Health Officer informed at the meeting that there are about 236 small and big nullahs of which 172 have been cleared with the help of sanitary workers while at 64 other nullahs work is on with help of machines.

The respective Zonal officers also informed about the action taken in their respective areas. The Mayor also asked for cleaning of the IRDP nullahs to avoid water accumulating on roads gets drained through it. The chambers should also be cleared of silt. She pulled up officials for not able to complete the task saying that monsoon is just around the corner. The Railway officials should be directed to take necessary action or granted permission wherever required and correspondence be done with them, the Mayor directed the Health Officer. Municipal Commissioner warned officials concerned of departmental action in case of dereliction of duty. He said, if there is any difficulty, the same should be conveyed and way would be found to overcome it.

The Commissioner also asked Zonal officials to trim the tree branches that are hanging low or posing danger to passers-by. The trees that could fall down should also be surveyed. He said officials should be not just active but remain pro-active throughout the year. The Municipal Commissioner also appealed to citizens to share information about such situations with civic body. In case of any emergency, the control room is all set. The number is 101 for any emergency.

Besides other numbers are 7030972200. Another number is 0712-253777/2537029/2031101/2551866. The Zone wise number for contacting in case of emergencies are Laxminagar-0712-02245833, Dhrampeth-0712-2565589, Hanuman Nagar-0712-2755589, Dhantoli-0712-2465599/2432344, Nehru Nagar-0712-2705589, Gandhibagh-0712-2735599, Satranjipura-0712-2767339/7030577650, Lakadganj-0712-2737599, Ashinagar-0712-2655603/2655605 and Mangalwari-0712-2595599.