Garbage disposal drive launched in Silchar
As preventive measures and to contain the spread of post-flood diseases in the town
SILCHAR: As preventive measures and to contain the spread of post-flood diseases in the town, on the direction of CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Silchar legislator Dipayan Chakraborty launched a weeklong garbage removal drive in Silchar on Tuesday. On Monday, Silchar MP Dr Rajdeep Roy along with MLA Silchar Dipayan Chakraborty reviewed the ongoing process of post-flood garbage clearance under the aegis of the Municipal Board.
Dr Roy advised the officers to increase the number of labourers and vehicles to expedite the process. The involvement of the community leaders was also sought in the process. "The cleaning and purification of the large water bodies are also to be undertaken on a priority basis to prevent any type of diseases in the post-flood scenario," said Dr Rajdeep Roy.
After holding a review meeting with officials and staff of Silchar Municipal Board, MLA Dipayan initiated cleaning up garbage collection from 27 wards of Silchar Municipal Board by making an action plan for cleaning up the garbage after the floods.