Punjab Minister asks officers to ensure clean environment

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Chandigarh, Sep 29 (UNI) Local Bodies Minister Manoranjan Kalia today issued strict guidelines to officers of all the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) in the state to provide a clean environment and better sanitation services to the people.

Presiding over a high level meeting of the ULB officers the Minister took stock of the solid waste management techniques being adopted in various cities and towns of the state.

He took note of the traffic problems in the cities and town and asked officers to take effective measures to streamline parking of vehicles in front of hotels, shopping malls and hospitals. He suggested that every Local Body should form a traffic regulating agency.

Giving strict instructions, Mr Kalia said the officers should inspect their respective towns twice a day to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness. He said debris of buildings which were under construction should be removed through tippers at the expense of the building owner.

He asked officers to a keep a strict check on the revenue collections from advertisements and hoardings.


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