Chandigarh, Jun 2: Haryana Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain on Sunday issued directions to the officers, to strengthen the drainage system and carry out thorough cleaning of drains falling under municipal areas, in view of the ensuing rainy season and to avoid any inconvenience to the people of the state.
In a statement here, Ms Jain directed the officials to take effective steps and added that any laxity or negligence in any area would invite disciplinary action, against those concerned.
She said that instructions have been given for the launching of a special Swachhta campaign, to ensure
cleaning of drains in all areas, including Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils and Municipal Committees of the state.She said that she had come to know about the negligence in this regard through social media and other sources.
The Minister directed the officers not to exercise negligence and ensure proper management of drainage of rain and dirty water, besides finding a permanent solution to this problem.
She urged the people to come forward and give her information about water logging in any part of the state and about any officer or official exercising negligence in this regard, at her official Twitter handle or Facebook account. (UNI)