Budgam admin to intensify anti-polythene drive

BUDGAM, JULY 31: Additional District Development Commissioner Budgam, Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, today called for intensifying anti-polythene drive in the district.

The ADDC was chairing a meeting of officers to review the functioning of the Municipal Committees of Budgam.

The ADDC said a massive and effective drive jointly by the departments including Municipality, Food Safety, FCS&CA, Revenue and Police would be launched to curb the menace of polythene use in the district.

He said the drive would be initiated from municipality jurisdictions and shall be taken to other markets of all the rural and urban areas of the district accordingly to ensure the law imposing a ban on polythene use is implemented in letter and spirit.

Meanwhile, the ADDC directed the Municipal Committees to maintain proper sanitation, cleanliness and hygiene across the municipal limits of the district.

The meeting was attended by Executive Officers of all municipal committees and their representatives, where ADDC took comprehensive stock of available infrastructure including staff and machinery.

During the meeting, the ADDC asked the concerned officers to prioritize densely populated and overcrowded places while clearing the garbage to avoid traffic jams by the garbage lifting vehicles.

He also took the stock of building permissions, revenue generation works programme, market checking conducted by municipal committees and asked the concerned officer to revise the user charges at required places.

The ADDC also took the stock of the facilities at Town Hall Chadoora and Bus stand Chadoora.

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