The civic physique has additionally launched a 45-day-long ‘clear drain contest’ for all of the circles, together with Azimabad, Bankipur, Kankarbagh, New Capital, Patliputra and Patna Metropolis.
Municipal commissioner Animesh Kumar Parashar stated that to win the competition, all of the officers and employees would put additional effort in cleansing and de-silting of drains and people with good outcomes would get awarded. The PMC official stated that the outcomes of fresh drain contest can be introduced on January 26 subsequent 12 months and the inspection shall be carried out on January 23, 2023.
The efficiency of the circles shall be evaluated on varied parameters, together with 40 marks for full cleansing, 20 for well timed disposal of silt collected throughout the cleansing, no strong waste floating on the higher floor (5), enough grating on drain (10), no obstruction within the drain (5), correct chopping of grass/bushes on either side of the drain (5), seamless connectivity to the sump homes (5) and cross part and digital map (10).
Prabhat Ranjan, government officer of New Capital circle advised this newspaper that they’d three main drains of their jurisdiction, together with Serpentine (6-km), Bypass (3-km) and Bakerganj (1.5-km) nullahs and desilting work has began on Serpentine drain on Thursday. “We’ve got set the goal to scrub the drains, potholes and catch-pits by January 15. Solely machines shall be used for cleansing of drains. We’re utilizing poclain tremendous lengthy attain machine, which might simply scoop out silt from the depth of as much as 40-50 ft,” he stated, including that they had been utilizing 60 Hiwas and 15 small JCB machines for small drains.
Other than Serpentine, Bypass and Bakerganj nullahs, there are six different main drains together with Mandiri drain, Patna Metropolis, Anandpuri, Kurji, Saidpur and Yogipur. There are 14 medium drains, 172 small drains, 46,837 catch-pits and 75,490 manholes in Patna municipal space.
Mohd Firoz, government officer of Patna Metropolis circle, stated that machines had been put into motion for cleansing of Metropolis Mor and Chotanki nullahs. “Sanitation employees shall be used for lifting of the silt collected throughout cleansing of drains in automobiles. Presently, we’re solely utilizing machines for cleansing of drains,” he stated.