Bhatkal TMC cheif chairs meet with Water Board after mismanagement in pipeline works

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 24th November 2020, 6:40 PM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: After the residents of Kargadde and Goodluck road objected for the work of laying underground drainage (UGD) pipeline and construction of chambers in their areas as unscientific and of substandard, the Bhatkal TMC President Parvez Khasimji on Monday chaired a meeting with Water Board and UGD Engineer Shashidhar Hegde, Contractor Bensin Maure, Project Manager Shailesh Patel, Bhatkal Town Municipal Engineer Umesh Madival, Chief Officer Devaraj, along with the President of Majlise Islah Wa Tanzeem SM Syed Ahmed Parvez.

On this occasion, TMC President Parvez Khasimji gave strict instructions and clarified to the engineers that substandard works will not be tolerated in UGD project in Bhatkal, also no compromise will be made in quality. He said, while the work is going on, the engineer has to camp in Bhatkal and all the work has to be done under his supervision. He also instructed the project contractors that if they had to go out of Bhatkal, they would have to give advance notice and leave, so that works can be monitored even in their absence. 

Mr. Parvez also gathered details with the officers and engineers regarding the works done in Goodluck Road and Kargadde, and discussed number of issues and ensured that no negligence will be tolerated in future.

It may be recalled that repair work is underway in the old areas of the Municipal limits in Bhatkal where chambers and pipelines are found to be faulty. Also, soon laying of pipelines and chambers work is about to begin in Nawayath Colony, Bundar Road, and Madeena Colony of the Municipal limits. However, the Municipal chief Parvez Khasimji has strictly issued the necessary instructions to ensure that full supervision would be maintained during the work.

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