New Delhi: The Lieutenant Governor and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a vital evaluate assembly on Monday on the drainage system of Delhi, whereby the involved departments gave shows on the works and tasks they’d undertaken within the metropolis.
The CM expressed his appreciation for the way the state of affairs had been dealt with at current and referred to as for enhancing town’s drainage system to make it world class. He additionally appreciated the officers for curbing water-logging on the Minto Bridge, an in any other case water-logging hotspot of town.
Moreover the Chief Minister, PWD Minister Satyendar Jain, Chief Secretary and varied officers from their involved departments had been additionally current within the assembly.
Chief Minister Kejriwal stated, “I’m happy with the work carried out by our companies, and we will see the proof of their work at Minto Bridge. There’s a folklore-benchmark in Delhi, it’s stated that the day Minto Bridge will get waterlogged, that day marks the onset of the monsoons. Minto Bridge this time is the discuss of the city. Our officers and engineers gave their finest in direction of making certain the Minto Bridge doesn’t get waterlogged. I’m not saying so. The individuals of Delhi are.”
“I need to congratulate all of the officers and engineers. Their work on the Minto Bridge has confirmed that we’ve the capability to curb water-logging in any respect the susceptible factors the place water will get logged in Delhi. We all know of 147 such susceptible factors. If we conduct in depth mapping, we will enlist all attainable susceptible factors. If options for all susceptible factors are deliberate and labored in direction of just like the Minto Bridge, then we will deliver Delhi freedom from water-logging,” he added.
The CM referred to as for enhancing town’s drainage system and stated, “Delhi, being the nationwide capital, ought to have the most effective designed drainage system on provide, which sadly we shouldn’t have. There are a number of locations in Delhi the place drains of the Jal Board and the MCD converge and there’s no coordination between them. I wish to recommend that PWD acts because the nodal authority and undertakes an train to revamp Delhi’s drainage system. If a wonderful design is in place and all of the companies can work collectively on it, then we will implement it.”
“As soon as such a system is in place, we might solely require de-silting it annually and the drainage system will probably be freed from legal responsibility. So we should always work on that prospect. We have to additionally popularise our grievance helpline numbers with the individuals of town,” the CM added.
The CM additionally took to Twitter to share his imaginative and prescient with the general public. “Carried out a evaluate assembly with PWD, MCD, DJB, I&FC chaired by the LG on the drainage system of Delhi in view of the monsoons. Will implement a system like Minto Bridge at different susceptible factors. Drains and sewers will probably be often cleaned. Will make a world-class drainage system in Delhi”, the tweet learn.
मॉनसून को देखते हुए दिल्ली के Drainage system को लेकर मा. उपराज्यपाल जी की अध्यक्षता में PWD, MCD, DJB, I&FC के साथ समीक्षा बैठक की।
– मिंटो रोड़ जैसा सिस्टम दिल्ली के अन्य प्वाइंट्स पर भी बनेगा
– नालों और सीवर की नियमित सफ़ाई
– दिल्ली में बनाएंगे वर्ल्ड क्लास Drainage system
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 19, 2021
PWD Minister Satyendar Jain requested the companies to be absolutely ready for combating any issues that might be confronted and stated, “Within the subsequent three days we’re going to have extra rainfall, so we should be absolutely ready to deal with the state of affairs. We not solely must be alert through the day however additional alert through the night time; we’ve over 1500 pump units we should always deploy all of them.”
“Our officers and engineers throughout departments should be out there and alert 24×7 as a result of the subsequent few days are going to wish extra consideration,” he added.