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MC holds cleanliness drive in sectors 36, 37

chandigarh Updated: Oct 14, 2014 20:56 IST
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A special campaign was started under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in sectors 36 and 37 on Tuesday.

The municipal corporation (MC) removed garbage, horticulture waste, debris and other waste material such as polythene, waste papers by deploying extra manpower and machinery.

While five tractor trolleys were deployed in Sector 37, four were deployed in Sector 36 for transportation of municipal solid waste. Polythene, scattered papers and rags were handpicked by using specially made pokers.

Residents were apprised of the Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan.They were requested to carry out such campaigns in their vicinity at their own level. Health education was given to the residents about safe disposal of municipal solid waste. The door to door collectors were instructed to deposit the municipal solid waste in the sehaj safai kendras demarcated garbage containers.

It was insisted upon not to litter in the streets and open spaces in order to maintain sanitation of their area for which their cooperation is of utmost importance. Their views about the campaign were also taken and they assured that they will also carry out sanitation campaign in their area and devote time for maintaining the cleanliness.