JAIPUR: The empowered committee constituted by the state government for immediate clearance of debris in public areas and draining of flood water in affected areas of the city has sanctioned Rs 52 crore to JDA and Rs 48 crore to JMC. The amount has been sanctioned for cleaning of drains, repairing of potholes on roads and for purchase of new equipment.

The funds released by the empowered committee to civic authorities are part of drainage-repair package announced by chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday. Out of Rs 52 crore, JDA has been asked to spend Rs 15 crore on cleaning of sewage lines, Rs 18 crore for repairing of roads and Rs 30 crore to initiate construction under master drainage plan.