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Emergency Arrangement during Norwester/ Rainy Season, 2021

Considering all possibilities and with regard to previous years’ practices (with suitable changes), it has been decided that the following activities may be initiated from the KMC’s end forthwith to enable the Officials and members of staff of KMC to combat emergent situations in case of any Norwester/ heavy rain.

Published in Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

THE KOLKATA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
5 S. N. BANERJEE ROAD, KOLKATA-700013

Municipal Commissioner’s Circular No. 01 of 2021-2022 Date: 13.04.2021

Sub:- Emergency arrangement during the ensuing Norwester/ rainy season in the next few months of 2021

Considering all possibilities and with regard to previous years’ practices (with suitable changes), it has been decided that the following activities may be initiated from the KMC’s end forthwith to enable the Officials and members of staff of KMC to combat emergent situations in case of any Norwester/ heavy rain. This Circular is issued following the decisions taken in the meeting on 23.03.2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room in presence of the Administrator.

SI. No. Activities/ Department’s Set up Special arrangements to be initiated Period of Special Activities Concerned Officers/ Engineers with particulars
1. Parks & Squares Dept. (Removal/ cutting of uprooted trees from the road-side/ slum areas (i) One every single day in the week, there shall be one team (Consisting of one Supervisor and Five labours with One lorry) placed at each Borough office from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. in Borough – I to X and one team (consisting of one Supervisor, 4 labours with one lorry from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. in Br. -XI to XVI. Each Supervisor will have a Mobile Phone. The team will be centrally controlled by Parks & Squares Department in order to facilitate inter-Borough movement. If required, on Sunday and holidays, there will be round the-clock arrangements at each borough at the above scale.

(ii) Apart from the above, in the Control Room there will be two (02) Contractual gang consisting of one Supervisor, 4 labours in each gang from 6:00 p.m. Each Supervisor will have a Mobile Phone. Team of the Control Room will be directly under the Botanist who will also attend Control Room every day from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and round the clock on Sundays & holidays in shifts. Two (02) No. hired Lorry will be stationed at Central Control Room every day from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and round the clock on Sundays & holidays.

(iii) Two hired Crane will be stationed at Control Room from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for emergency removal of uprooted big trees from any part of the City and one hired vehicle (TATA Sumo type) will be stationed at Control Room from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for carrying out emergency inspection and also for immediate attending at the disaster hit site.

(iv) Five (05) Hydraulic Ladder will be stationed during night from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. – One (1) at Control Room, One (1) at Tala Park, One (01) at Borough – IX Office at 11, Belvedere Road, One (01) at Borough – X Office and One (01) at Kurzon park for taking care of any untoward situation at night.

(v) Mobile Phone connectivity will be alive between the different teams for enabling the Control Room to divert from one place to another place.

(vi) D.G. (Parks & Squares), Dy.C.E.(C )/ (Parks & Squares), O.S.D.(C)/ (Parks & Squares) may be allowed to use hired vehicles during Sundays, holidays and beyond office hours as and when required.

(vii) All the leaves branches, trunks of the uprooted trees may be removed by Parks & Squares Dept, but branches of trees, leaves etc. from trimming of trees will be removed by SWM Dept, in consultation with the Parks & Squares Dept.

From 01.04.2021 to 30.11.2021 Sri Debasish Chakraborty D.G. (Parks & Squares)

M.-9836886508

Sri Somenath Sen

O.S.D. & Ex- Officio Dy.C.E.(C) /(P&S)

M.-9836002809

Sri Santanu Roy Dy.C.E.(C)/ (P&S)

M.-9433393586

Sri Susanta Ganguly Assistant Horticulturist

M.-9836672159

Botanist in the Control Room

Sri Avik Mukherjee

M.-874614998

Sri Laxmikanta Murmu

M.-9775580416

Sri Ritam Mondal M.-9681031894

Sri Subhoprosad Bhattacharya

M.-8961376419

2. Lighting & Electricity Dept (i) Necessary arrangement will be made by deploying gang at Control Room and Borough Office for removal of broken lump of part and any other related activities. From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Sanjoy Bhowmik DG(Elec.)

M.-9830324348

Sri D. Das Dy.C.E.(Ltg.)

M.-9830321637

3. SWM Dept. Necessary arrangement will be made by deploying manpower & machinery to clean the City on urgent basis in case of necessity during Norwester From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Subhasish Chattopadhyay DG(SWM)

M.-9836536419

Sri Kalyan Ghosh Dostidar Dy.C.E.(SWM)

M.-9434643284

4. Drainage Dept. All pumping stations will be kept ready, and shall make arrangement to operate all pumps, if required during sudden rainfall to prevent water logging.

Necessary desilting & removal of the chokage etc. if any within the trunk sewer as well as lateral sewer shall be undertaken to avoid water logging and early disposal of water. In case of heavy rain, necessary machines will be provided as per requirement.

In case emergent situation and requirement of

In case emergent situation and requirement of deployment of portable pumps, Drainage Dept, will arrange to deploy Portable pumps by calling urgent quotations till the month of May at the existing rate but the proper tender formalities shall be made for the remaining period.

From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Santanu Ghosh D.G. (Sewer & Drainage)

M. 9007838329

Sri Sandip Das Dy.C.E.(E)

M.-9433726103

Sri Bishnu Das Mondal Dy.C.E.(M)

M.-9830325216

5. Engineering Dept.  All Borough Ex. Engrs have been instructed to be ready to tackle the unforeseen situation in case of sudden Norwester.

All Borough Ex. Engrs will arrange for desilting & removal of chokage etc. if any within the lateral sewer under thorough control by many proper co-ordination with Drainage Dept.

In case of emergent situation all Borough Ex. Engrs will arrange to deploy Portable Pumps for draining and water from the water logged areas by calling spot quotation upto May, 2021 at the existing rate but proper tender formalities shall be made for the remaining period.

From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri P.K. Dhua D.G.(Civil)

M.-9830324329

Sri Mridul Mondal Dy.C.E.(C)

M.-9903335919

Sri Mrinal Kanti Mondal Dy.C.E.(C)/ (C-W)

M.-94334- 25822

Sri Kamal Sarkar Dy.C.E.(C)/ South

M.-9674279805

6. Roads Dept. DG(Roads) will make necessary arrangements in case of urgent need for road repairing works DG(M) will extend necessary assistance to DG(Roads) for such road repairing work. From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Soumitra Bhattacharjee DG(Roads)

M.-9830043982

Sri Samiran Ghosh Dy.C.E. (Roads)

M.-9830764057

Sri Manoj Sammader Dy.C.E.(M)

M.-9433147668

7. Building Department DG(Building) will make necessary arrangements to take care of the situation of sudden demolition of any building/ its portion during Norwester From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Anindya Karforma DG(B)

M.-9830324310

Sri Ujjal Sarkar Dy.C.(C)

M.-9831014687

Sri Pranab Ghosh Dy.C.E.(C)

M.-8910714687

8. Health Department Ambulance service will be made available to carry casualties, if any during Norwester on immediate basis From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Dr. Sri Subrata Roy Chowdhury CMHO

M.-9830011041

Dr. Smt. Ranita Sengupta

Dy.CMHO

M.-9830260964

9. Water Supply Dept. Supply of drinking water and arrangement for disinfection will be ensured by DG(WS) during Norwester From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Mainak Mukherjee DG(WS)

M.-9830317475

Sri Amitava Pal Dy.C.E.(WS)

M.-9831630682

Sri Rehan Sanyal Dy.C.E.(WS)

M.-8910707921

10. Municipal Secretary Dept. Mpl. Secretary Dept, will ensure accessibility to the tarpaulin, dry fruit, cloths, D.M. kit etc. and will send to the descend location as and when required during catastrophe.

Control Room staff will also be made alert during Norwester

From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri. Harihar Prasad Mondal Municipal Secretary

M.-9836665345

Sri Sujoy Bhadra Addl. Municipal Secretary

M.-9433444019

11. KEIIP DG(Project), JEIIP will extend adequate support to the Official of Borough and Drainage Department for proper handling of the situation during Norwester From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Soumya Ganguly DG(P), KEIIP

M.-9831080056

Sri Subhajit Dasgupta Dy.C.E.(P)

M.-9830060382

Sri Santanu Das Dy.C.E.(C)

M. 9830671296

Sri Uday Ranjan Saha E.E.(C)

M. 9433552366

12. Central Stores Controller of Stores & Purchase will ensure immediate supply of required materials as would be required during Norwester From

01.04.2021 to onwards

Sri Kartick Ch. Ghosh CSP

M.-9831272690

Sd/- Municipal Commissioner

No. 01 of 2021-2022 dated 13.04.2021, Source