Minister vows to find solution for Karimnagar dumpyard

Minister Gangula Kamalakar inaugurating the poclain at Karimnagar dumpyard on Monday.

Karimnagar: BC Welfare and Civil Supplies Minister Gangula Kamalakar vowed to find a permanent solution for Karimnagar dumpyard by shifting it to other place. Inaugurating a poclain arranged at dumpyard to remove garbage on Monday, the Minister informed that dumpyard is remaining at the present location in bypass road for a long time.

30 years ago, it was far away from Karimnagar town. However, people of the town were facing severe inconvenience as it became part of the town. So, they have decided to shift it to other place by sending report to the State government. It was also included in the smart city programme. Every day, about 150 metric tons of garbage is being generated in the town.

Talking about the second phase of pattana and palle pragathi programmes taken up by the State government, Kamalakar appealed to the public to cooperate with the government machinery and take steps to keep their localities clean to protect themselves from seasonal diseases like dengue, malaria and others.

As part of an eight-day special sanitation drive, local corporators, division committee members, municipal staff would visit each and every house and identify the local problems and take steps to solve them. Besides clearing stagnated water, silt was also removed from drainages.

The Minister asked the people to bring the problems of their locality to the notice of municipal authorities. Karimnagar Municipal Corporation Mayor Y Sunil Rao, Commissioner Valluru Kranthi and other participated in the programme.

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