GUWAHATI: A RCC drain, Sump and Sluice Gate was inaugurated at Bhaskar Nagar area, Guwahati on Thursday. The ceremony was graced by Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Minister of Education, GDD and Law and Justice Department along with Smt. Monalisa Goswami, Commissioner of GMC.
The water will flow from inner drain of Bhaskar Nagar area to Mother Teresa Road and from R.G Baruah Road, the water shall finally get dumped into Bharalu River. During heavy rainfall, the inner drain would be cleaned by closing the newly constructed sluice gate and entire water would be thrown out by pumping. The main motive behind the construction of this drain is to mitigate the water logging problem in the Bhaskar Nagar area. This construction shall help almost 1000 families of the area from flood issue, which is a major concern. The length of the drain is 480 metres and width 2metres in size.
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