By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 17: In order to deal with the artificial floods and water logging problems in the city, the Government has earmarked a sum of Rs 27. 6 crore rupees. Till date, a total of seven proposals of the tune of Rs 104 crore rupees have also been submitted to the Guwahati Development Department for sanctioning. However, none of the proposals have been sanctioned till now. The seven proposals are: Construction of flood wall along both banks of river Mora-Bharalu (estimated to be Rs 3335.69 lakh) , construction of flood wall along both banks of Bharalu river (Rs 2671.90 lakh), construction of flood wall along both banks of River Bahani (Rs 3404.21 lakh), improvement of drainage of Greater Guwahati (construction of sluice over river Khanajan) of Rs 458.55 lakh, desiltation and cleaning of Sarusola beel to improve drainage facilities of Guwahati and to protect the beel ( Rs 231.00 lakh), procurement of trolley mounted pump sets and portable pumps for dewatering of storm water from water logged area of Guwahati city (Rs 203.28 lakh), renovation of old pumping station at Bharalumukh (GMC’s pump house) by laying one additional pipe line along with one extra electrical connection and fitting of new sluice valve for better performance of the pumps (Rs 95.57 lakh).