Penal Action For Dirtying Planned: VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is going to penalise those defacing the city with garbage. Numerous complaints are pouring into the civic body about the garbage from across the city. Even the corp-orators have highlighted the garbage menace in the recently held council meeting.
Penal Action For Dirtying Planned Commercial Establishments, Street Vendors In Firing Line
The VMC commissioner J. Nivas after taking the charge also observed that the sanitation works in the city needs an urgent attention. Taking the gravity of the situation into consideration the VMC commissioner has directed the officials to impose penalties on commercial establishments and street vendors disposing garbage on the Streets.
The commissioner also observed that even after providing daily basket collection services in the colonies people are throwing the garbage om the streets. He told the officials to stop Water and underground drainage connections to the residential users who throw garbage on roads without maintaining bins.
Penal Action For Dirtying Planned
The fruit market and other big markets that are generating tonnes of garbage on daily basis are also not properly maintained. The chief medical officer and in charge of sanitation wing in the VMC, Dr. M. Gopi Nayak has directed the traders association of the Kaleswar Rao market to make alternative arrangements for transfer of garbage from the market to which the VMC will provide assistance.
The Kedareswaripet fruit market, Rajagopalachari market and Patamata Rythu Bazar also generating huge amounts of garbage on daily basis and it is not being handled properly. The markets are stinking with the rotten vegetables and fruits at these markets.
In view of the deteriorating situation in the city, Mr. Nivas directed the officials to act tough on the violators and impose penalties according to Public Health Act.
Note: Taking the gravity of the situation into consideration the VMC commissioner has directed the officials to impose penalties on commercial establishments and street vendors disposing garbage.