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TP Canal: 4 km stretch cleaned

 The desilting of four km stretch of Thevara-Perandoor canal from Rajeev Gandhi Indoor Stadium to PVS Hospital was completed on Thursday, said District Collector K Mohammed Y Safeerulla.

Published: 03rd August 2018 01:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2018 01:53 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI: The desilting of four km stretch of Thevara-Perandoor canal from Rajeev Gandhi Indoor Stadium to PVS Hospital was completed on Thursday, said District Collector K Mohammed Y Safeerulla. According to him, the highly polluted stretch between the GCDA market and P&T Colony-Kammattipadam was cleaned on a war footing. Around 10 lakh has been allocated for  urgent clean-up of the canal. It was after the P&T colony residents approached the Kerala High Court, the court directed the District Collector to initiate steps to remove the weeds and plastic waste from the canal on a war footing to prevent further flooding.
 



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