NDMC to set up 5 control rooms to tackle water-logging

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has announced to set up five control rooms to check water-logging during the monsoon.

“Five control rooms have been set up at Sangli Mess, Khan Market, Netaji Nagar, Malcha Marg, Mandir Marg and at Connaught Place, which will work round-the-clock till September 30 to look into the problems of water-logging,” said NDMC spokesperson Jagjivan Bakshi. “These control rooms will be manned by senior executive engineer-level officers and will be equipped with trucks, <g data-gr-id="16">potable</g> pumps and other machines,” he added. 

The NDMC has also identified vulnerable areas under its jurisdiction. The NDMC has already completed de-silting of manholes, gully gratings and open drains in its areas. “We have completed the de-silting work of manholes, gully gratings and open drains in all areas. Residents are advised to complain about water-logging to these control rooms,” Bakshi said.

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