Amid curfew, SMC launches special sanitation drive
LIFTS 80 METRIC TONS OF GARBAGE
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 12: Amid curfew, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) launched special sanitation drive in the city on Tuesday.
Over 300 metric tons of garbage is generated on an average per day in the summer capital. However, due to continuous curfew for past four days, lifting of garbage in various areas of the city was hampered,
Commissioner SMC Dr GN Qasba said a special sanitation drive has been launched to clear the garbage across the city. “We have placed all our sanitation staff and machinery to clear garbage from major roads and near religious places in the first phase in various areas of Srinagar,” Dr Qasba said.
Dr Qasba said over 80 metric tons of garbage was lifted in various areas of city on Tuesday, The areas include Breine, Lal Chowk, Rainawari, Maqdoom Sahib, Dargah Hazratbal, Soura, Khanyar, Zaina Kadal, Lal Bazar, Habba kadal, Hyderpora, Rajbagh, Humhama and Pantha Chowk.
“We are committed to ensure proper sanitation of the City. In case people need any assistance, they can contact our officials deputed in their respective areas,” Dr Qasba added.
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