Ludhiana: Ahead of formal inauguration the Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria visited Dugri garbage dump site where Municipal Corporation Ludhiana is going to install the static compactors. He inspected the ongoing work at the site and gave necessary instructions to the staff that work should be completed well in time.
The inauguration is likely to take place on October 2, therefore, the Mayor had visited the site. He first of all took a round of the site and checked the compactors that have already reached the dump site. The officials from MC as well as A to Z group were present there. The Mayor also took the specifications of the material that had been used at the time of construction hall that has been constructed for placing the static compactors.
While interacting with officials the Mayor asked them to get plantation done in the surroundings so that it should give beautiful look to the commuters. He asked them to get a trial of the compactors done before its inauguration.
The officials informed the Mayor that by Wednesday evening machinery would be fully operational and they would definitely get a trial done.
XEN HS Bhullar told the Mayor that they would get graffiti done at the outside walls of the hall and once the compactors would be operational nobody would be allowed to throw garbage in open.
Meanwhile, MOH Dr Charanjit Uppal told that after the static compactor will become operational then along with Dugri dump the secondary garbage collections dumps at Dana Mandi and Pakhowal Road would also be relieved. He shared that daily 45 metric tons of garbage was being collected from Dugri dump.
However, the Mayor Gohalwaria directed the officials to get CCTV cameras installed at the site for keeping a check on the activities. He asked the officials to also keep check on throwing of garbage at the dump after compactors will become operational. He claimed that there would be great relief to the public with this step.
Notably, the static compactors are meant to curb the throwing of garbage in open and it would also help in controlling foul smell and reducing the weight of garbage.
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