RCB finalizes cleanliness plan for Eid ul Azha


RAWALPINDI, JUN 26 (DNA) — Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) here on Monday finalized a comprehensive cleanliness plan for Eid-ul-Azha to dispose of entrails of sacrificial animals while 700 sanitary workers, three sanitary inspectors, 22 supervisors and a public health officer would perform their duties in Cantt areas during Eid holidays.

According to Cantonment Executive Officer, RCB Imran Gulzar, a comprehensive cleanliness plan for Eid-ul-Azha has been formulated under which all available resources would be utilized to accomplish the task during Eid-ul-Azha holidays.

He informed that over 118 vehicles including dumpers, mini dumpers, tractor trolleys, pick-ups, compactors, trucks, and excavators, with a large number of hand-carts would be used to remove garbage, entrails of animals and offal from all Cantonment areas.

Two transfer points at old Daewoo Adda and Ghaziabad Dhoke Syedan have been set up from where entrails of the animals would be shifted to the dumping point. A special monitoring team has also been formed, he added.

The staff has also been provided Tracking Sims which would be used to monitor the cleanliness operation from the control room.   Cantonment Board has been divided into six sectors to make effective the cleanliness arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha while a main control room/complaint cell has also been set up in RCB office.

10 complaint cells would be set up in 10 wards of the Board. Banners were displayed in all the wards with phone numbers of complaint cells and sanitary supervisors, he added.  The citizens could use universal number 111-07-07-07 and 051-9274421, 9274422 and 9274423 for registration of complaints.

He further said all the wards would have a separate Sanitary Inspector In-charge to clear the area effectively. The Eid holidays of all the sanitary workers of RCB have been cancelled while officials of the department concerned to ensure cleanliness during the Eid days.

He informed that in view of the flash flooding threat, a rain emergency cell would also work round the clock during Eid ul Azha holidays.He told that the staff of water supply department of RCB would also be on duty during Eid holidays.

He informed that the board has also made cleanliness arrangements for ‘Ijtamai Qurbani’ points.

To a question he said that garbage bags were also distributed among the residents to facilitate them.

He urged the citizens to cooperate with the sanitary workers and dump entrails of the sacrificial animals and offal at specific collection points from where, these could be removed properly.  According to RCB spokesman, after completion of the cleanliness task and removal of offal, all collection points and other areas would be cleaned and sprayed. — DNA