Karnal, May 13
To avoid waterlogging in the city during the monsoon, the Karnal Municipal Corporation (KMC) has started cleaning drains, nullahs and manholes. All big and small drains, manholes, catch pits will be cleaned before the monsoon begins.
Desilting of Mughal Canal, a sewerage drain passing through the city, has been started and poclain machines have been pressed into service to clean it. A sum of Rs 46 lakh will be incurred on the desilting of Mughal Canal. “We have started preparedness of cleaning drains and nullahs before the monsoon begins so that flood -like situation can be averted. We have allotted tender to clean Mughal Canal and the agency has started work on it,” said Naresh Narwal, Commissioner, KMC.