Assam Water Assets Division Officers Suspended For Negligence Of Obligation
Sources disclosed that the six staff suspended from their jobs embody Dimow Sub-division’s assistant government engineer Dinesh Buragohain, Sivasagar Water Assets division junior engineer Tarun Sonowal, deputy engineer Tarun Borgohain, department assistant Dhrubajyoti Chetia, and two decrease degree officers Atul Gogoi and Manik Konwar.
Assam Water Assets Minister Pijush Hazarika is alleged to have ordered the suspension of the officers on the cost of negligence of obligation.
After the unprecedented floods within the nation in 1954, the Govt. of India introduced a Nationwide Coverage on Floods comprising three phases viz.-The speedy, the brief time period and long run measures
The flood management actions in Assam began primarily after the announcement of Nationwide Water Coverage. Subsequently, “outlined plan for flood management in Assam” together with varied complete plans have been ready and the precedence areas, which want speedy and pressing consideration have been recognized.
Until date, the Water Assets Division has taken up works primarily for the overall growth of the agricultural sector and for the safety of main townships in each the Brahmaputra and Barak valley. Schemes have additionally been taken as much as relieve the drainage congestion within the cities and different vital areas.
The first function of the water Assets dept embody; Building of Embankments and Flood partitions; River coaching and financial institution safety works; Anti erosion and city safety works; River channelization with professional siltation system; Drainage enchancment/ Sluices; Raised Platform; flood forecasting and warning and Flood zoning