MCD TAKES INITIATIES FOR CLEAN DWARKA

M. K GUPTA
In Dwarka, MCD will start door to door garbage collection from the gates of the Group Housing Societies and DDA pockets, sanitary staff will be increased, MCD shall build waterless urinals, will remove all construction Malba and will provide facilities to its field staff. MCD Commissioner, K S Mehra assured this to the Dwarka Forum. He said that the MCD is going to start collecting the garbage from the main gates of about 270 societies and about 55,000 DDA flats in different pockets have already provided 250 new garbage bins and more are being provided. During the meeting, Forum made a presentation on sanitation conditions at Dwarka before the Commissioner. Commissioner said that MCD would construct waterless urinals across Dwarka and will immediately provide two-model of waterless urinals. Forum stressed that about 40 such urinal are urgently required. On the removal of construction Malba, Commissioner informed that in the six months, plant for crushing and recycling the malba will be operational in Bakarwala, Gumanhera and Narela-Bawana and MCD Najafgarh zone will coordinate and dispose Dwarka originated Malba. He also said that it the duty of the MCD to provide clean environment and remove all type of garbage, mabla, dead animals, and pruned tree leaves. Commissioner also directed the officials to discuss with the new contractors for incorporating the rag pickers to do sorting job in an organized manner, as the segregation of garbage is not the responsibility of residents. Dwarka Forum raised the issue of lack of store- rooms for MCD, office and attendance space for sweepers and other staffs. On the insistence of the Forum to have proper facilities for the ground staffs for their efficient working, Mr. Mehra, Commissioner directed the officials to ensure facilities for the sweepers and ground staffs. The zonal staff reported that they are in the process of finalizing the site for shelter for the staff and work has already been started in this direction.
Anil Prakash, Director, Mr. Ramesh Chand, Chief Engineer, Najafgarh, K P Singh, Superintendent Engineer and Sanitation Superintendent, Om Prakash also attended the meeting held on 9th of this month. Dwarka Forum President Rejimon CK and campaigner of clean Dwarka as well as Governing Body member Anoop Rohera.

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