August 19, 2022

Monsoons have already hit the twin-city, nevertheless like yearly, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Company (MBMC) remains to be not rain-ready by way of de-silting work. If the shoddy pre-monsoon de-silting work of nullahs by the infamous cartel of contractors was not sufficient, the forest division has taken its personal candy time to provide its nod for hunting down lifeless mangrove shrubs in creeks which had been creating obstacles. Expressing their helplessness in cleansing over a dozen main water our bodies owing to the presence of dense mangrove cowl, the civic administration requested the mangrove cell of the forest division to conduct an inspection and award needed permissions. After a main go to on 27, Could, the forest division performed a panchnama of the wetlands and lately gave its nod for the elimination of lifeless mangrove shrubs.

Nonetheless, the civic administration should take correct care to make sure that not one of the dwelling mangrove shrubs or different flora is harmed through the hunting down course of. Furthermore, the civic administration should undertake a guide mechanism beneath the supervision of the forest ranger hooked up to the mangrove cell of the forest division. “We’ll weed out the lifeless mangrove shrubs in accordance with the rules given by the forest division. The work will likely be performed by a joint group comprising personnel from our tree authority, fireplace brigade and well being division,” mentioned extra municipal commissioner-Dr. Sambhaji Panpatte.

The tedious job of weeding lifeless mangrove shrubs out of the foremost water our bodies and creeks, that are choked with sludge, particles and muck, is time consuming, thus posing severe issues for low-lying space within the twin-city throughout heavy spell of rains, particularly throughout excessive tides. There are a complete of 155 main and minor nullahs within the twin-city which measure as much as greater than 240 km’s.

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