Teams Clear Water Stagnation at 227 Places

Published: 11th September 2015 03:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2015 03:36 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:  Even as heavy rains continued to lash the city for the second day throwing normal life out of gear, the mobile monsoon emergency teams of the GHMC on Thursday said they received complaints from across the city.

The monsoon teams have so far cleared water stagnation in 227 different locations and removed uprooted trees at 26 places and also cleared blocks in 53 nalas.

‘’Five mini mobile monsoon emergency teams have been stationed in the Old City. They are provided with omni van, jeeps with four labourers and equipment like tree cutters, pumps, crowbars and axes etc. GHMC has sanctioned `12.83 crore for dealing with rain related problems,’’ GHMC special commissioner Navin Mittal said.

In view of incessant rains lashing the twin cities, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is in China, held a tele conference with deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali and GHMC special officer Somesh Kumar and Navin Mittal.

Mittal informed the chief minister that the civic body was fully prepared to tackle the situation with deployment of 86 emergency teams. The teams are working in two shifts round-the-clock, he said. 

People having any problem with regard to  water stagnation, uprooting of trees, nala blocks can call 040-21111111.

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