Water Resources Minister along with Deputy Commissioner SDM visited Moonak-Tohana Bridge and Makrod Sahib
Moonak (To be honest / Mohan Singh). The Water Resources Department has made full preparations to deal with any adverse situations due to increased water levels in reservoirs due to incessant rainfall in hilly areas and Punjab. The situation is completely under control and there is no need to panic. This was stated on Sunday by Water Resources Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hair as he surveyed the water level in the Ghaggar River in the Khanauri-Moonak area to ascertain the situation at ground level. Moonak news
The Minister of Water Resources along with the officials of the department, including Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal and SDM Suba Singh, visited the Moonak-Tohana Bridge and Makrod Sahib. Haier said full preparations have been made by the Water Resources Department at the behest of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. Where all officers/employees of the department are in the field, they themselves make an inventory of the situation on the ground floor. A flood control room has already been set up at the head office level. In addition, flood control rooms have been set up in every district. All field officers are immediately notified of the water level and release of water so that they can alert the concerned department and district administration.
The minister said that the department has already carried out flood prevention before the monsoon season and the department is fully prepared for the upcoming situation. He said works have been done in Sangrur district at a cost of about five and a half crore rupees. He further said that as far as dams are concerned, there is sufficient buffer available up to the maximum level of dams. The civil and police administration of the district promptly visits the ground level to take stock of the whole situation. The field service employees such as Axion, SDO and JE of the department are already informed and keep an eye on the sensitive spots. The field staff is in full coordination with the district administration. Moonak news
Haier has also appealed to people to contact the Deputy Commissioner’s office of their respective districts so that they can be evacuated in case of an emergency. The employees of the department have been asked to keep watch at night and to guard the fields. Instructions have already been given for immediate action, such as keeping empty cement bags ready for any eventuality. Moonak news
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