Srinagar, May 27: On the eve of Ramadhan, the authorities on Saturday directed officials of Municipal Councils and Committees to launch special sanitation drives along Mosques, Public places, Slaughter Houses, parks and government offices in two shifts.
In an order under no DULB/Estt/, the Director Urban Local Bodies directed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Executive Officers of Municipal Councils and Committees to launch Special sanitation drives along Mosques, Public places, Slaughter Houses, parks, Govt offices shall be made in two shifts i.e Morning and evening.
The step is aimed to improve the sanitation standards of the town and to provide the basic amenities to the town people’s on the eve of Ramadhan.
The Director also directed the officials to provide the mobile toilets at the places where the public gatherings happen and especially Jamia Masjids.
“All institutions have to make existing street lights functional; also street lights in the uncovered areas of different specifications i.e 45, 25, 6 watts, may be taken into hand before the onset of Ramadhan,” Director directed.
The order said that the de-silting of surface drains, ditch filling, a spray of lime, Phenyle has to be made mandatory in all the public toilets and slaughter houses.
“Market checking with a Joint squad of Food Department, Revenue Department in all districts especially the public nuisances has to be addressed by regularization of street vendors,” the order reads.
“Installation of dustbins at the places were special stalls are installed to sell fast food for Sehri and Iftar or parties,” the order added.
It further adds that as a good will gesture, water, dates etc be provided for floating population at Iftar time preferably in hospital areas. (KNS)