Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has launched a special cleanliness drive ‘Ye Diwali-Swachhata Wali’ from October 15th to 27th October to keep the city clean and beautiful with the focus on reuse, reduce and recycle under Swachh Bharat Mission.
Instructions were given in a meeting held today under the chairpersonship of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh which was attended by all the senior officers of MCC including Chief Engineer, Superintending Engineers and Medical Officer of Health.
During the meeting the Commissioner directed the concerned officers to clean the city streets, backlanes, parks, market areas, open spaces, road berms etc. by deploying all its machinery and equipment before Diwali. She directed them to prepare special task teams to deal with the pruning of trees, lifting of horticulture waste, cleaning of road berms, market areas, open spaces besides putting additional manpower for proper sanitation.
Additional machinery alongwith tractor trollies have been pressed into service to lift the malba, horticulture waste from the open spaces. The Commissioner said that the special teams will also cleanup the city after Diwali festival.
She appealed to the citizens of city beautiful for cooperation in keeping the city clean along with their homes. The Commissioner wished all Citizens a very happy, clean and green Diwali.