Photos: Cleaning big in Mumbai's narrow lanes

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun a special drive to clean up narrow lanes in the Grant Road area

Published on Nov 30, 2022 05:04 PM IST 9 Photos

A Solid Waste Management (SWM) team worker of the D ward seen at work during the special cleanliness drive in Mumbai, on November 25. The drive is being conducted in lanes between cessed buildings. Cessed buildings are old or dilapidated mainly located in the city division of the BMC.(Satish Bate / HT Photo)

A worker in a lane during the special cleanliness drive in Mumbai, on November 25. Approximately 1000 house gullies/ lanes will be cleaned up by the SWM employees of the D ward in the coming few weeks.(Satish Bate / HT Photo)

“As per the policy, BMC has to clean these lanes. We call them House Gullies and there are dedicated house gully cleaners in all parts of the ward. However, this time we have got all 146 house gully cleaners from the ward together to clean these lanes,” Shrikant Rathod, assistant engineer, SWM. D ward told HT.(Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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Birju, 58, during the special cleanliness drive in Mumbai, on November 25. On a daily average, the SWM workers collect about five metric tonnes of waste.(Satish Bate / HT Photo)

Laxmi Kunchikorve, 41, during the special cleanliness drive in Mumbai, on November 25. "It's part of our special drive initiated by Mumbai's guardian minister. The drive called Majhi Mumbai, Swachh Mumbai is taken up across Mumbai. These lanes are mainly located in the B, C and D ward of Mumbai," Bharat Torne, SWM chief engineer, told HT.(Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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