Punjab

Lood protection works to be completed by next week-DC

Punjab Tribune Bureau | July 11, 2020 07:31 PM

Chairs a meeting to review flood control arrangements in the district

 JALANDHAR-Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori today said that all flood protection works along with Sutlej River would be completed by the end of next week

Chairing a meeting to review arrangements for flood control here today at District Administrative complex, the Deputy Commissioner said that these protections are being carried out war-footing level in Meowal, Mau Sahib, Lasara, Ismailpur, Jania beside cleaning of Chummon and Jandu Singha drains and the executive agencies are working round the clock at all the crucial sites along with Sutlej river.

He said that Sub Divisional Magistrates have been daily monitoring the progress of the works and any sort of laxity in this work would not be tolerated and these works must be completed by the next week.

Thori also said that every effort is being made to ensure that flood like situation was averted in the district.  

The Deputy Commissioner also said that duty roster of staff has already been prepared in the control room.

He said that in order to effectively monitor the staff the senior officers of the administration have been appointed on rotation basis to check this control room.

Thori said that the district administration has been keeping vigil to avoid any sort of untoward incident due to rainy season.

He said that the district administration has already made adequate arrangements to meet any sort of situation in wake of rainy season.

 He said that evacuation plan, in case of flood, has already been finalized and the sensitive places have been identified along with the safe places where the residents of flood prone areas would be shifted, if required.

He also reviewed the arrangements Drainage, Municipal Corporation and Police department for tackling the situation, in case of floods.

           

On the occasion, IG MF Farooqui, MC Commissioner Karnesh Sharma and others were present.

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