PMC creates rapid reaction teams.

Patna Municipal Corporation has divided all the 75 wards into 19 zones to solve the waterlogging problem . Each zone has a 24-hour emergency response team (QRT) from June to September .

Patna, Canada (PMC): The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has divided all the 75 wards into 19 zones to solve the waterlogging problem, inspect the drainage infrastructure, and pump water out of areas affected by monsoon showers.From June to September, each zone has a 24-hour emergency response team (QRT), four of which are in New Capital and Patliputra circles, three in Bankipore, Kankarbagh, and Patna City, and two in Azimabad circles.The teams consist of sanitation workers and laborers, who are receiving a weeklong course from the chief sanitary inspector, according to municipal commissioner Animesh Parashar.The team will reach the location within 15 minutes of receiving a call to the civic body's toll-free number and assess the issue.

All the drains are being cleared in day and night shifts, he said.All circle officers and junior engineers will be asked to submit a detailed report on the drain's inlet and outlet status by May 21.The reaction of the zonal squad will also be assessed from time to time by mock drills.All the authorities would also need to submit a certificate on drainage cleaning as part of the process.

The circle officers have also been urged to ensure that no large drain is blocked, according to the officer.The officials also carry out regular checks on the drainage cleaning process and sump houses.In the presence of councillor Deepa Rani Khan and staff, additional municipal commissioner Sheela Irani inspected ward 5 on Monday.Many parts of the ward were investigated, including Ashiana-Digha Nullah, Rajiv Nagar Nullah, and the AG Colony.