Challenge director of Swachh Bharat Mission, Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Growth Firm (PMIDC), Puran Singh, on Thursday carried out a capacity-building workshop for municipal company (MC) officers on the civic physique’s Zone-D workplace forward of Swachh Survekshan 2021 whereby the agenda of a garbage-free metropolis was additionally mentioned.
In the course of the workshop, officers had been apprised of the device equipment of survekshan and steps that may be taken to enhance town’s rating. The officers had been additionally directed to offer swachh rankings to lodges, NGOs and societies by organising competitions to advertise cleanliness.
As per info, evaluation will probably be on 6,000 marks on standards together with waste administration, citizen suggestions, situation of public/group bogs, certifications like ODF+ and so forth.
The outcomes of Swachh Survekshan 2020 are nonetheless awaited.
One of many officers, requesting anonymity, stated that Singh slammed the authorities for his or her failure on parameters together with strong waste administration, imposition of ban on plastic carry luggage and poor situation of public bogs.
He additionally directed authorities to make sure 100% ban on door-to-door lifting of rubbish within the metropolis and impose a ban on use of plastic carry luggage.
Additionally, consciousness drives must be organised within the metropolis and residents caught littering must be fined.
MC secretary Neeraj Jain stated, “Tips have been issued to all of the sanitary inspectors and officers of the well being department to make sure cleanliness within the metropolis and steps to be taken to maintain the group bogs clear. Additional instructions have additionally been issued to implement an entire ban on use of plastic carry luggage within the metropolis. Consciousness drives would even be carried out within the coming days.”