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SDMC gears up to tackle water logging in monsoon season

NEW DELHI: SDMC Mayor Sunita Kangra discussed the issue of desilting and water logging in SDMC localities in a high level meeting attended by the E-n-C Engineering Department & other senior officers and representatives other 11 government agencies. Mayor stated that keeping in view the expected rainfall in this monsoon season all agencies will have to work in tandem and have to work extra to tackle the problem.

The meeting, which was held on Friday evening, was attended by E-n-C & other officers and representatives of PWD, DDA, DJB, Railway, NHAI, New Delhi Municipal Council, I&FC, BSES, NTPC, DUSIB and DSIIDC.

The Mayor stated that every year citizens have to face problems due to water logging which results into longer traffic jams. It would be better if the agencies take proactive actions, work in tandem and avoid blame game, then it would become easy to avoid earlier situation. All traditional water logging points were discussed separately in the meeting. A few among them are Dhansa Road Najafgarh, Sangam Vihar, Lajpat Nagar under pass, Kushak Nallah, Sunhari Nallah, Mehrauli, Defence Colony, Papravat Village etc.

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