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BMC to begin desilting from April, appoints over 50 contractors for it

DNMUM409685 | 3/14/2018 | Author : Devashri Bhujbal | WC :242



The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has successfully appointed nearly 57 contractors for desilting works, which will begin from April 1. This has come as a relief to the corporation, which had earlier struggled to appoint contractors for the same. Desilting involves cleaning nullahs ahead of monsoon in order to allow smooth drainage of water, which plays a major role in preventing water-logging during rainy season.
Last year, in the backdrop of desilting scam, the Storm Water Drains (SWD) department had failed to appoint even a single contractor for the works. The department was compelled to seek help of non-government organisation (NGOs) for the same. “This year we are not depending on transport section. We have appointed c
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