The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will introduce mechanical sweepers for roads wider than 60 feet.
Yogender Chandolia, chairman, Standing Committee, MCD, said on Monday the civic agency will begin using around 28 mechanical sweepers to clean roads from July.
The contract for all four categories has been given separately to contractors for seven years. The fims will charge between Rs907 and Rs1,124 per km. The committee approved the proposal for this on Monday.
MCD officials say, five mechanical sweepers will be deployed in South, Najafgarh, Karol Bagh, West, Rohini and Narela Zones of MCD having width of more than 100 feet, covering 132.81 km.
Four mechanical sweepers will be deployed in Central, City, Sadar Paharganj, Shahdara (North and South) and Civil Lines zones with roads wider than 100 feet covering 113.40 km.
MCD officials said sweeping of roads wider than 60 feet but less than 100 feet in South, Central, West, City, Sadar Paharganj, Rohini Zones will have 10 mechanical sweepers, covering 324.92 km. "Sweeping of roads having width of more than 60 feet but less than 100 feet in Najafgarh, Shahdara (North and South), Narela, Civil Lines, Karol Bagh Zones will have nine mechanical sweepers. The length covered would be 329.62 km," Chandolia said.