Hyderabad: GHMC drive to collect scrap from today

Hyderabad: A Special drive is going to be taken up  by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to collect scrap and disposable material from the citizens from today. 

As per the instructions of the Minister, MA&UD, the GHMC has made all necessary arrangements in this regard.  

The purpose of this programme to prevent  throwing the waste material in the nalas, drains causing clogging and consequent for the GHMC to get the drains desilted and maintained. The drive will be continued till November 12.

As flooding low lying areas during rains,  and it has become a challenge such, it is proposed to take up special drive to collect like scrap material and disposal items like broken chairs, tables, mattress, cots and other condemned articles etc. 

The drive is intended not only to collect the disposable articles and condemned materials from the household but also to sensitize them that such practices should be stopped forthwith to prevent inconvenience and other serious implications in the rainy season. 

To sensitize on special drive, GHMC involving voluntary organizations, Residential Welfare Societies, Self Help Groups who can facilitate collection of these  items from the public. For wide publicity GHMC taking up public announcement, Beat of Drum and through local representatives as well as Sanitation staff.

In this regard, the GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, instructed the Zonal Commissioners to personally monitor and submit report on daily basis, as the Minister desired to assess the performance of the this programme after completion of this special drive.

Further the, Commissioner, appealed all the citizens to hand over the waste material and help the GHMC in keeping the City clean.  

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