SMC launches sanitation drive

SRINAGAR: Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Bashir Ahmad Khan, on Monday launched a sanitation drive in Srinagar City.
As per an official statement issued here, these sanitary workers were deputed in different zones of the city along with machinery to conduct multiple sanitation drives for continuous fifteen days.
“The main thrust of the drive is to create awareness among general public regarding the use of dustbins and to do away with littering of surroundings,” it said.
Besides conducting drives at other places, SMC also deputed its sanitation staff in bulk to sanitize SKIMS, High Court, Police Headquarters at Batamaloo, and other public places.
The statement said in the coming days, all government institutions including hospitals, colleges, schools, ration depos, fly-overs, bridges, traffic signals, and other organisations will undergo a major sanitation drive, in which various schools, NGOs, locals and government bodies will actively participate.
Meanwhile, SMC Commissioner also convened a meeting to review Adhaar progress with the concerned officers and directed them to speed up the biometric process.
He passed on directions to keep the centres active that has already been set up in different municipal wards throughout the day and expedite with the biometric examination.