The Coimbatore Metropolis Municipal Company (CCMC) was mulling the potential for utilizing a robotic utility automobile for clearing the water-clogged storm water drains and the underground drainage in the course of the monsoon.
A presentation was given by a personal robotic utility firm earlier than the CCMC officers, together with the commissioner, M. Prathap, and Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Sharmila to this impact. The company can be conducting a feasibility examine to purchase an all-in-one sewer utility automobile to desilt the canals, clear the clogged storm water drains and clear the Underneath Floor Drains (UGD) throughout the company areas.
The Robotic all-in-one utility automobile can clear the clogged stormwater drains, clear the sewage channels, and may suck out water from the subways. Nevertheless, the company is mulling over the concept as one such all-in-one sewer utility automobile will price round Rs 98 lakh.
A senior official with the CCMC whereas chatting with IANS stated, “The price of the automobile is drawing us again as we do not have that sort of funds. Nevertheless we are attempting some Company Social Duty (CSR) funds and if that will get by , we are going to instantly put an order for buying this utility automobile. We’re satisfied of the service that this automobile can render, however as I stated earlier, the fee is withholding us from giving an affirmation.”
The official additionally informed IANS that the CCMC has directed the personal firm to submit three completely different proposals with correct estimates.
Coimbatore Company has been below harsh criticism over the inundation of the subways and railway underpasses in the course of the monsoon making it unimaginable for passers-by to stroll over the streets. Clogged storm water drains are one other situation confronted by the Coimbatore Metropolis Municipal Company and therefore the concept of a robotic utility automobile has been going rounds.
With the northwest monsoon anticipated to lash Tamil Nadu by the top of September, the Company has little time left for getting the utility automobile. Nevertheless, officers with the CCMC informed IANS that the choice is sort of taken and inside one or two days, the orders can be given.
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