Before it rains, Chennai Corporation requests contractors to desilt canals.

Officials toured the MGR canal in KK Nagar, where desilting work was being carried out . More than 20 storm water drain packages are going very slow, memo sent by the corporation commissioner .

CHENNAI, On Saturday, municipal administration secretary Shiv Das Meena and Chennai Corporation commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi asked contractors to expedite desilting works in city canals.The officials toured the MGR canal in KK Nagar, where desilting work was being carried out.They also inspected storm water drainage in the Kodambakkam area.More than 20 storm water drain packages are going very slow, according to a memo sent by the corporation commissioner to zonal officials, and officials must expedite the process.