Pune to be monsoon-ready by mid-June, assures civic chief

A BJP delegation met Kumar to discuss the issues pending in the city

Jigar Hindocha

Pune: Pune Municipal Corporation civic chief Vikram Kumar, who is now the acting administrator has assured that pre-monsoon work in the city will be completed by June 15.

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A delegation of the Bhartiya Janata Party led by city unit chief Jagdish Mulik met Kumar on Monday, May 2 to discuss the issues pending in the city.

The leaders demanded streamlining of water supply, removal of water hyacinth, addressing the mosquito menace, speeding up of pre-monsoon work and completion of road repairs by May-end.

Mulik said,
“Cleaning of nullahs is not progressing as expected. Measures have not been taken at 328 spots in the city where waterlogging happens. With drainage cover not in a place in many areas, frequent accidents are happening. PMC is not focusing on the old wadas and buildings which need to be redeveloped. Many citizens are facing water issues as they are getting low-pressure water supply.”

In response to the concerns raised, Kumar said, “The tender process required for cleaning of nullahs has been completed and the work will be completed before June 15. The work of Ambil Odha is in the final stage and all the manholes in the city will be covered by May 30. Last year, 1300 MLD of water was pumped in daily and now 1600 MLD of water is required daily. Construction of waters tanks is going on in various projects and once it is completed water supply will not be an issue.”

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