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Bhagwant Mann Orders completion of flood protection work and cleansing of waterways by June 30

Asserts that the state government fully geared up preventing any loss due to floods

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Chandigarh , 29 May 2023

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann On Monday directed the officer to complete works pertaining to cleaning of drains and flood protection works at vulnerable sites across the state well before June 30.

Chairing a meeting of State Flood Control Board to review the ongoing flood protection works in the state, the Chief Minister said that the total length of drains in the state was 8136.76 kilometres and that of the Dhussi bandh was 1365 kilometres. 

He said that in year 2022 Rs 34.85 crore was spent on  232 works of drain cleaning and Rs 48.32 crore on 100 flood protection works. Bhagwant Mann said that this year Rs 39.90 crore has been spent so far on Flood Protection Works and Rs 39.43 crore on cleaning of drains. 

The Chief Minister said that the work is going on in all the districts of the state adding that work of the cleaning of waterways beneath bridges and removing silt lumps from waterways, besides strengthening weak points prone to frequent flooding due to rains  has already been started. 

Bhagwant Mann said that he will regularly oversee the flood protection works being undertaken in close coordination with the DCs across the state. Showing concern over the colossal loss of human lives, livestock, property and standing crops due to floods, he directed the department to take all possible steps to ensure that there was no recurrence of floods as witnessed in recent past.

The Chief Minister said that for it construction of check dams, planting of trees especially that of Bamboos and others must be encouraged. He said that it is heartening to learn that 485 sites for construction of check dames have been identified 151 such check Dams have already been constructed. 

Bhagwant Mann said that identification of more sites for construction of dams is also going on adding that bamboo plantation has also been covered on 66.73 kilometres .The Chief Minister also said that in order to prevent the floods in south western Punjab the state government has taken several initiatives like rectifying the alignment of some drains, laying down of pipes to connect the low lying areas with canals and remodelling of bridges.

He asked the officers to make sure that the work is done at the highest quality by ensuring optimum utilisation of the government funds. Bhagwant Mann said that the state government is committed to save the people from the scourge of floods for which no stone will be left unturned.


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