New Delhi: Ahead of the G20 summit, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Saturday directed the PWD and MCD to make a plan to deal with cases of waterlogging as a preventive measure to tackle heavy rainfall in the national capital.
This direction came following a high-level meeting chaired by LG during which several dignitaries including Chief Secretary, Chairman (NDMC), VC (DDA), MD (DMRC), Pr. Secretary (PWD), Pr. Secretary (E&F), Pr. Secretary (I&FC), Commissioner (MCD) and senior officials of other stakeholder agencies.
In the meeting, it was revealed that since the previous gathering where PWD was directed to accelerate its efforts in mission mode, pending works had gained momentum, and the LG’s targets were being achieved. While other event-related tasks were progressing as planned, major outstanding works included the non-disposal of C&D waste throughout the city and the condition of pavements and footpaths on the 61 roads connected to the upcoming Summit.