Following complaints of water accumulation at Sherpur chowk, mayor Balkar Sandhu visited the spot on Saturday and directed Nationwide Freeway Authority of India (NHAI) officers to discover a resolution for this on the earliest.
The mayor was accompanied by councillor Mamta Ashu and adviser of NHAI for Punjab, MPS Kalra.
Water accumulation on the chowk has remained a serious difficulty prior to now, which is an inconvenience to commuters.
“I’ve additionally written to NHAI officers, directing them to make sure there isn’t any water accumulation on websites the place their initiatives are at present ongoing. They’ve additionally been directed to make sure there’s correct disposal of rainwater in any respect websites within the metropolis. If this difficulty isn’t checked now, it would result in greater issues sooner or later.”
Mamta Ashu mentioned that there have been a number of complaints of water accumulation at Sherpur Chowk on GT Street. “It was not solely inflicting inconvenience to the general public, however may result in street accidents. Harm to roads additionally results in loss to public exchequer,’ she added.
Earlier this week, municipal commissioner Pardeep Sabharwal additionally carried out a gathering with NHAI officers and sought an answer for the issue. Sabharwal additionally requested the MC officers to cease close by industrial models from pumping out rainwater accrued inside their premises on the street portion.