August 13, 2022

Mumbai: BMC completes 20 % desilting work of its monsoon goal | FPJ Photograph

Brihanmumbai Municipal company (BMC) has accomplished 20 % of desilting work for its Monsoon goal. Yearly, BMC does 75 desilting work earlier than the monsoon season. 15 % of desilting work through the monsoon and the remaining 10 % of labor can be executed after the monsoon.

Based on data shared by the BMC on its dashboard, they’ve set a goal to take away 2,10,439.96 metric tonnes silt from nullahs. Out of that, solely 41,175.09 metric tonne silt has been eliminated.

Additional, BMC has eliminated 2676.89 MT of silt within the metropolis, 2881.96 MT of silt from the Japanese suburbs, and 6758.03 MT of silt from the Western Suburbs. 9010 MT silt from Mithi river and 19848.21 MT silt from Minor nullahs.

The time period of Shiv Sena-led municipal company ended on March 08. All of the authority comes beneath the BMC commissioner who was appointed as an administrator of BMC. The administrator was taking authorized opinions earlier than the graduation of any work therefore, desilting work bought delayed. Opposition celebration BJP had performed parallel monitoring of desilting work and alleged poor desilting work in Mumbai. Thereafter, BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal visited numerous nullahs and had taken assessment of desilting work and ordered contractors to work in two shifts. He additionally ordered Further Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to watch desilting work.

Thereafter, On June first week BMC claimed that they’ve overachieved the desilting work goal and eliminated 105 % silt from numerous nullahs of Mumbai.

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This yr BMC has put in CCTV cameras on each desilting web site and made it obligatory for contractors to add footage whereas loading silt within the vans. BMC has additionally put all the main points on its web site so individuals can verify desilting work on-line.

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