Asks officials for dedicated, speedy collection of animal waste from every ward
Srinagar: Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan on Tuesday while reviewing arrangements for Urs of Shah-e- Hamdan( RA) and upcoming Eid -Ul -Adha a called upon officials to focus on improving sanitation in every ward with dedicated speedy disposal of animal waste
He directs to provide dedicated services in all the wards of the Srinagar City for collection of raw hides, animal waste .
This was directed in a meeting held under Chairmanship of Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan in which all senior Officers including Joint Commissioners, FA/ CAO Secretary SMC, heads of all the wings of SMC including Sanitation, Enforcement, Planning , Revenue, Electrical, Health and all ward officers were present.
In view of Urs of Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) , Athar passed on directions to the concerned to upkeep sanitation in and around the shrine and its adjacent areas.He also passed on directions to go for repairing of defunct street light and also keep a team of Dog catching squad available round the clock for management of stray dogs.
The commissioner also said that no garbage should be seen lying anywhere and all the dumping points shall be cleared twice a day.
He has also directed all the ward officers to make an appeal and has himself requested the general public not to throw animal hides/skin in public places or mix it with Municipal waste.
The sacrificial waste hides have to be retained and handed over to the concerned driver and the SMC official who shall visit their place after contacting them so that the waste is collected and properly disposed off by SMC said Athar.
He said the special attention has to be given in all religious places including shrines and mosques on account of sanitation, functionality of all the street lights, continuous water supply , rigorous Anti encroachment drives, Anti polythene drives, continous services of dog catching squad for management of dogs so that people offering prayers on the occasion shall not face any problem.