The Central government-constituted commission is in the city to study the condition of sanitation workers of Kerala.
Health and sanitation works in Jeypore Municipality have been seriously hit by absence of a municipality health officer whose post has been vacant since 2017.
While the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has not built toilets in one year, officials blamed space crunch within the city for the same.
Lack of opportunities deters them from moving away from this traditional formof occupation.
KTR says that State has earmarked land and support resources for this initiative
He requested the ambassadors to create awareness about cleanliness, sanitation, and about other contagious diseases like dengue in their neighbourhood, said the statement.
He wanted collectors to replace street lights with LEDs in new municipalities and identify sites to develop urban lung spaces.
Tamil Nadu has been adjudged the best in rural sanitation after the Centre’s rural cleanliness survey.
Ironically, the Corporation is asking residents to check their premises to eliminate mosquito breeding sites but has overlooked its offices.
The Gunupur Sub-Collector has directed the rural water supply officials to disinfect the water sources.
Around 1.63 lakh medical and sanitation workers have been deployed across the State to take preventive measures against seasonal communicable diseases, including dengue, said Health Minister C Vijaya
The appointment was brought before the council for approval and the agenda was passed with the UDF supporting the motion.
On Sunday, Imtiaz conducted a review meeting with the officials and directed them to improve sanitation in the villages across the district.
He also spoke on the importance of Water Leadership and Conservation network (WaLC).
Around 200 workers have been engaged for cleaning of roads and septic tanks without safety gears.