GUWAHATI, July 21 � The Kamrup Metro district administration today started revenue survey of major water-bodies in the city � Borsola, Sarusola, Bondajan and Deepor Beel � as well as of low-lying and flood-prone localities including Lachit Nagar, Rajgarh, Tarun Nagar, Nabin Nagar and Pub-Sarania.
Officials said the survey is intended to identify encroachments at such locations so that the problem can been tackled in a better manner.
Meanwhile, Kamrup Metro Additional DC Rajib Kumar Baruah has been asked to study and identify ways to ensure proper flow of rain-water out of Anil Nagar and other such localities. He will consult with locals, civic organizations and other concerned stakeholders.
Dr M Angamuthu, Kamrup Metro DC (in-charge) has directed that pump sets be kept ready on 24-hour standby to deal with any contingency.
Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) staff conducted inspections at Fancy Bazar and Paltan Bazar localities today and seized a huge quantity of illegal plastic bags of below 40 microns.