Hours after a home collapsed in a Central Delhi slum close to ITO and a physique was discovered floating close to the Minto Bridge following heavy rainfall within the nationwide capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday stated that each one companies in Delhi – Public Works Division (PWD), Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Delhi Municipal Company and Flood Division – are engaged on a plan, which is within the technique of execution.
Whereas speaking to information company ANI, Mr Sisodia stated that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is personally monitoring the state of affairs.
“All companies together with the PWD, DJB, Delhi Municipal Company and Flood Division are engaged on a flood plan. All of them are within the technique of executing the plan. Some a part of our administration was busy with COVID-19, however we’re doing the needful. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is monitoring the state of affairs personally,” he stated.
The deputy chief minister stated that the demise on account of waterlogging is gloomy and there’s no excuse for the incident.
“The realm close to Minto Bridge will get waterlogged yearly and we use a pump to empty the water and the identical has been performed this 12 months too. Relating to the home washed away in Anna Nagar, the rescue crew has been despatched to the spot. Individuals who have been affected on account of this, shall be compensated. Steps shall be taken in order that such an incident doesn’t occur once more,” he added.
He additional stated, “I request BJP to ask their mayors to assist Delhi authorities and we should always collectively work collectively as an alternative of preventing one another.”