Press Esc to close
Monday 25 May 2015
News updated at 2:08 AM IST
Weather
Max: 31.5°C
Min : 22.8°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Palike to begin survey of stormwater drains afresh

Bangalore, Mar 11, 2013, DHNS :

With private firms failing to properly survey government properties in and around Bangalore, Deputy Commissioner of Bangalore Urban District has now assigned 43 surveyors of revenue department to measure storm water drains (SWDs) in and around City.

These surveyors will work under storm water drain (SWD) division of BBMP and submit reports to Deputy Commissioner of Bangalore Urban District. Following the High Court order to protect all storm water drains across the City, BBMP’s SWD section sought the assistance of District Revenue Department to provide surveyors. However, shortage of surveyors made the revenue department engage a private firm to measure and protect government properties. But the firm could not live up to the expectation as their surveyors failed.

Fearing the wrath of High Court for non-compliance of its order, BBMP officials asked Urban DC to provide surveyors who could survey the SWDs and help them fence its boundaries.
Recently Urban Deputy Commissioner,  G C Prakash passed an order providing 43 surveyors to SWD division of BBMP.

These surveyors from different taluks of the district have been given specific villages and localities. Prakash has also directed that each surveyor has to survey at least two km of SWD a week and report submitted along with survey map on weekly basis.

Observers of the taluk have also been pressed into service. The surveyors will commence work from Monday next. Palike sources said with the help of these surveyors, all SWDs in the City can be mapped within six months.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Mumbai India and CSK Cricketers with IPL Trophy during photo session ahead of their IPL 2015...

Mumbai India and CSK Cricketers with IPL Trophy during photo session ahead of their IPL 2015...

Organically grown fruits and vegetables at ‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ at Pilikula in Mangaluru...

Organically grown fruits and vegetables at ‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ at Pilikula in Mangaluru...

Dr.Rajkumar's Statue Unveil at Gayathri (Rajaji) Nagar...

Dr.Rajkumar's Statue Unveil at Gayathri (Rajaji) Nagar...

An Indian man pours water on his face during a hot summer day in Hyderabad...

An Indian man pours water on his face during a hot summer day in Hyderabad...

A picture of late Pope's John Paul II is seen inside the Force India's Formula One car...

A picture of late Pope's John Paul II is seen inside the Force India's Formula One car...

Children seen carrying sand in cycle cart which collected from the road at Mysuru...

Children seen carrying sand in cycle cart which collected from the road at Mysuru...

A man shows a pair of turtles in Thane, Mumbai ...

A man shows a pair of turtles in Thane, Mumbai ...

A salesman helps a customer to select gold bangles at a jewelry showroom in Mumbai...

A salesman helps a customer to select gold bangles at a jewelry showroom in Mumbai...

A pair of Barbet bird sits on a tree in New Delhi on Sunday...

A pair of Barbet bird sits on a tree in New Delhi on Sunday...

People enjoying in a water park to beat the heat on a hot day in Bhopal on Sunday...

People enjoying in a water park to beat the heat on a hot day in Bhopal on Sunday...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523