Punjab

DRAINS IN FAZILKA DISTRICT TO BE CLEANED BY WEDNESDAY

July 13, 2020 07:34 PM
Fazilka DC visits flood prone areas

Abohar (Face2News).

In view of rainy weather and apprehensions about floods, Deputy Commissioner Arvind Pal Singh Sandhu visited the flood affected areas and took stock of the situation.

He directed the Drainage Department to complete all the necessary works like cleaning of all the drains coming under the district by Wednesday, July 15.

DC Mr. Sandhu also visited the flood affected areas of Kanwa Wali Pul, Mahatam Nagar, Jhangarh Bhaini, Ram Singh Bhaini, Dhani Sadda Singh, Valley Shah Hithar, Rete Wali Bhaini, Dhani Natha Singh, Dhandi Kadim and other villages. He directed the officials to complete preparations in advance so that there would be no problem if flood strikes the area. He told the officials to seek the cooperation of the villagers in finalizing the arrangements.

DC Mr. Sandhu also visited the flood affected areas of Kanwa Wali Pul, Mahatam Nagar, Jhangarh Bhaini, Ram Singh Bhaini, Dhani Sadda Singh, Valley Shah Hithar, Rete Wali Bhaini, Dhani Natha Singh, Dhandi Kadim and other villages. He directed the officials to complete preparations in advance so that there would be no problem if flood strikes the area. He told the officials to seek the cooperation of the villagers in finalizing the arrangements. More attention should be given to the villages adjoining the river and those which are most affected by the floods so that no damage could be done, he said.

The villagers toldabout the lack of bridge at Dhani Natha Singh and requested to resolve the issue. The DC assured that it would be resolved soon so that the people could get rid of this problem. He also listened to the grievances of other villagers and gave necessary instructions to the authorities to resolve the same. He also reviewed the flood control arrangements with BSF officers.

On the occasion, SDM Fazilka Keshav Goel, Tehsildar DP Pandey, Naib Tehsildar Vijay Behal and Baldev Singh, District Development and Panchayat Officer Sukhpal Singh were also present.

 
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