Agartala March 23: Monsoon season ahead. Agartala Municipal Corporation is active to protect the smart city from the stigma of vanvasi. Mayor Deepak Majumder, Mayor-in-Council Member Tushar Kanti Bhattacharjee, Municipal Council Commissioner Shailesh Kumar Yadav, Corporator Janhvi Das and other officials inspected the drainage system of Agartala on Thursday. In order to improve the drainage system of Agartala city, Agartala Municipal Corporation has started cleaning the canals using modern methods.
Akhaura Canal is being cleaned using modern technology. Cleaning work is being done at specific places by knowing about the condition of the canal through the camera. Deepak Majumder, mayor of Agartala Pur Nigam, went to inspect how much the work has been accelerated. After the visit, he said that the government has been working since 2018 to free the residents of Agartala from water scarcity. Agartala city is mainly drained by Akhaura and Kalapaniya canals. Earlier this canal could not be cleaned properly. This would have been a problem to cover. 6 km section of Akhaura canal is covered. This time an initiative has been taken to identify the specific area of covered drains and clean them with an organization outside the state. This is done through cameras. They will be paid only after complete clearance.
The cleaning work of Akhaura Canal is almost at the end. After that the Kalapaniya canal will be cleaned. Mayor Deepak Majumder said that efforts are being made to keep the city water free. As a result of cleaning through this modern technology, the water drainage system will also improve. Similarly, it will be possible to save the city dwellers from mosquito infestation. So that there is no problem in working in the covered area, oxygen system has been provided for the protection of the cleaning workers, video recording of the entire work. They will be paid for watching that recording. Mayor Deepak Majumder said that the covered part of every ward of the city will be worked in this way. He said that Municipal Corporation is working for the development of the city.