GUWAHATI, July 16 � The Kamrup Metro district administration along with Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) and other local bodies today started work on clearing up drains and streams from the flood-prone Anil Nagar locality of the city, which was one of the worst affected during last month�s calamitous deluge.
This came after Dr M Angamuthu, Deputy Commissioner (in-charge) of Kamrup Metro, along with GMC Commissioner S Vishwanath and other senior officials visited the locality, which had also witnessed artificial flood yesterday morning after showers.
The officials met local people in the locality and Angamuthu directed GMC and PWD to clear up the drains and streams at Anil Nagar.
�Work was taken up immediately. The DC also directed GMC and Water Resources department to install additional new pump sets in the locality to flush out flood-water,� an official said.
A meeting regarding the civic problems of Anil Nagar was also held today at the DC�s office here which was attended by senior officials, local Unnayan Samiti members and members of other outfits.
Meanwhile, on the seventeenth day of the anti-encroachment drive, the district administration today cleared around 200 metre of drains along the National Highway 37 and also demolished a number of boundary walls and illegal structures at Lakhinagar area.