Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Clean garbage dumps twice daily, orders Najeeb Jung

The Delhi lieutenant governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung directed civic bodies to clean the garbage depots or dhalaos twice a day to tackle the rising cases of chikungunya and dengue.
Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung (Centre) holds a review meet to assess sanitation in national capital.
He also asked them to initiate legal action against the concessionaires responsible for cleaning the dhalaos if the order is not complied with.
Jung issued a slew of directions after a review meeting on sanitary conditions in the city on Monday.
The meeting was attended by deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, health minister Satyendra Jain, New Delhi Municipal Council ( NDMC) chairman, municipal commissioners, and officials of the Delhi government.
Officials apprised the L-G of measures taken to prevent mosquito breeding and create awareness among citizens about vectorborne diseases.
Jung asked deputy commissioners( revenue) to visit private hospitals to ensure patients from the economically weaker sections(EWS) get proper treatment.
“A report on the same is required to be submitted to the division al commissioner and the L-G’s office regularly,” said a press statement released by the L-G office on Monday.
Following the meeting with Jung, Jain blamed civic bodies for the poor sanitation in Delhi. He said that the B JP-led municipal corporations have miserably failed Prime Minister Narendra Mo di’ sS wachhBh ar at Abhiyan.

with thanks : Hindustan Times

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