HYDERABAD: Continuing its efforts to transform Hyderabad into a clean and beautiful city, the Swachh committee appointed by the state government has proposed to purchase 2,500 auto trolleys and 1,500 tricycles to ensure garbage removal. Swachh Committee met at Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) head office to discuss the goals to be achieved under the Swachh Hyderabad programme for improving civic amenities.
Deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali, ministers, MPs, MLAs, MLCs ,senior GHMC officials, HMWS&SB and other were present at the review meeting held on Saturday.The meeting focused on the need to implement the Swachh Hyderabad programme in an effective way to upgrade the infrastructure and ensure sanitation in the twin cities properly.
The members discussed various civic issues to be addressed with an intention to transform the city into an international destination.
The members suggested that the existing owner cum driver scheme should be continued for garbage removal using auto trolleys. The local youth, who are involved in door-to-door garbage collection should be given auto trolleys. The selected persons should possess a valid driving license and priority should be given to the local youth who are involved in door-to-door garbage collection, they opined.
Each auto driver has to cover at least 800 houses daily. The persons who are collecting garbage from houses will be given bonuses. GHMC would involve three or four agencies to monitor the garbage removal.