: A crew from IIT-Roorkee together with officials of the Lucknow Growth Authority (LDA) and 4 different authorities businesses on Tuesday carried out a survey of a number of areas of the town as a part of the method to arrange an built-in stormwater drainage plan for the state capital, officials mentioned.
The IIT will now get assist from the LDA, LMC, irrigation, public works and Rajkiya Nirman Nigam officials in making ready the plan to rid Lucknow of waterlogging throughout monsoon, they added.
The IIT crew was comprised of Prof Zulfikar Ahmad and former professor of the institute MK Mittal.
In response to the LDA, the crew surveyed gate quantity one of many Lucknow Excessive Court docket, Kisan Bazar, Husadiya Crossing, Janeshwar Misra Park Street, G-20 Street and Barrel Quantity One in every of Gomti Nagar and got here throughout a number of anomalies.
The crew identified encroachments on drains and unlawful ramps outdoors homes that blocked the move of drain water and different unlawful constructions.
In response to LDA vice-chairman Indramani Tripathi, the IIT crew has sought an inventory of all drains releasing water into the Gomti from the Irrigation division.
It has additionally requested different departments involved of the state authorities to supply a report on the town’s present drainage system.