For the past few years, the municipal corporation’s main water channel is being implemented in the city through public participation. This year’s commencement was started in the presence of representatives of the Municipal Officers, Employees and Voluntary Organizations along with the Mayors on Sunday.
Under the ‘River Cleanliness Campaign’, three rivers are cleaned mainly by the city. This includes Nag River, Pavali River and Pora River. This campaign is undertaken before the monsoon to get rid of uninterrupted drainage of rain water from the river.
In addition to this, monsoon drains and other small drains are also cleaned. This campaign started on Sunday morning, at 7 am.
First of all, the cleanliness drive of Pora river near Sahakar Nagar Ghat was inaugurated in the presence of Mayor Nanda Jhichkar.
After this, the Nag River Cleanliness Campaign was started at the hands of Kaushta Chatterjee, Founder of Green Vigile Foundation, in the Nag River near Sangam Challag near Yashwant Stadium, and the launch of the Pavali river cleanliness campaign was done by Additional Commissioner Ravindra Thakre at Nag River.
Initially, the river cleanliness campaign was started by worshiping Poklane at all three places. After this, work started with the help of JCB to remove the river mud.
The campaign will be carried out till June 5 and the responsibility of coordinating the entire campaign has been entrusted to the Chief Engineer, Ulhas Debabdawar, under the leadership of Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bangar.
Municipal Commissioner, Abhijeet Bangar has urged the officers of the entire system to take various responsibilities in this campaign.