Mahabubabad: Stressing the need for proper management of solid waste, District Collector VP Gautham has directed the officials of Dornakal municipality to purchase at least 10 vehicles to collect garbage from houses.
The Collector, accompanied by municipal chairman Veeranna and commissioner Venkateshwarlu, visited several localities in the town on Monday to take inspect the progress of developmental works taken up during the recently concluded Pattana Pragathi programme. Noticing garbage-filled vacant plots, he asked the officials to clean the places and use them as place for sports. He also directed the officials to impose fine on owners of vacant lands that were filled with garbage.
“There is a need to set up three crematoriums including one electric crematorium in the town considering the 8,000 population of the town,” he said, and added that the officials should plant at least 10,000 saplings under avenue plantation. The official said that nearly 19,000 homestead saplings were distributed to residents recently. Later, he also inspected the ongoing construction works of the model market.
Gautham said that three doctor posts were sanctioned for Dornakal town. The appointment of the doctors would be completed soon, he added. Trainee Collector Abhishek Agastya and others accompanied the Collector.