DelhiDesk The pre-monsoon desilting work in Delhi has been affected by unexpected rains, according to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Only 22% of the work had been completed by April 30, with a targeted date of June 15 for the removal of over 100,000 tonnes of silt from 700 drains. The unexpected rain has made it difficult to remove the wet silt. While work has been completed on 13 drains, work on at least 422 drains is still in progress. The most work has been completed in the Narela zone, where 55% of the target has been achieved.

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👉Unexpected rain in the city affects desilting and silt removal work.
👉22% of pre-monsoon desilting work completed by Municipal Corporation of Delhi till April 30.
👉MCD has to remove 1,03,111 tonnes of silt by June 15 from 700 drains running for over 453km.
👉Silt removal affected by rain as it keeps getting soaked.
👉MCD managed to clear 22,397 tonnes of silt of the targeted amount of 1,03,110 tonnes.
👉Work completed on 13 drains, while work on at least 422 drains is in progress.
👉Most work completed in Narela zone with 55% of target achieved, while only 3.6% work finished in Shahdara North.
👉Around 50% of targeted silt remains to be cleared in two municipal zones of Shahdara South and North in east Delhi.
👉Engineering department formed teams in all 12 zones to oversee the work assigned to the contractors.

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