As many as 550 workers were deployed for mass cleaning initially in the main thoroughfares in the city.
While the city usually generates about 460 tonnes of waste per day, sources said that during festivals like Deepavali, it would generate an additional 200 tonnes.
The workers had died while cleaning a toilet tank in Rayagada on May 31
The party led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is hoping to overthrow the BJP from the civic bodies, the position it has captured for the past 15 years.
Keeping a city clean is not a menial job. Hence, when it comes to a metropolitan city such as Greater Hyderabad, it is without doubt a herculean task.
The commission has asked for the implementation of its recommendations in the advisory and sought a action-taken report within three months.
Although efforts are on to rescue the missing sanitation worker, chances of his survival are slim, said fire officer Mithun Mistry, who is supervising the rescue operation.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the allowance for the welfare of these workers, said Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena.
The commission said it has recommended compensation and compassionate appointment in the case of death of these persons and in some cases compensation of Rs 1 crore to Rs 10 lakh has been paid.
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Workers’ and Employees’ Union affiliated to Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) launched a two-day strike at Dharna Chowk here on Monday.
Sanitation workers, who have been at the forefront of the Covid battle, are complaining of neglect from authorities.
Duty hours of 5 am-12 noon mean workers can’t avail public transport
Despite second wave of the pandemic, GHMC workers pick up garbage, laden with medical waste, without gloves, masks
According to denizens, though the situation has been the same for quite some time now, the authorities have not taken any steps to find a permanent solution for the menace.
The Commission chief Snjay Gehlot said that the Directorate of Education has hired a blacklisted company for managing cleaning and sanitation at schools, mostly in South Delhi.