GHMC plans to involve students to make city garbage free
Hyderabad: In a bid to involve students in sanitation works, GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy today said “swatch clubs” would be set up in the city with one lakh students to make Hyderabad as garbage-free city.
GHMC Commissioner said that along with the services of 32,000 employees working in GHMC, each GHMC employee would give training to at least another 10 persons about ways to segregate dry and wet garbage, who in turn educate people.
As part of “Swatch Bharat Mission” program, the GHMC would launch Swatch survey program next month in Hyderabad, he said while addressing a workshop in which additional, zonal and deputy commissioners, health officers participated.
The State government has distributed 44 lakh dustbins and 2,000 Swatch auto tippers were supplied for collecting door to door garbage in the city. In swatch survey program citizens would be taught how to keep dry and wet garbage in separate dust bins, Commissioner added.
The Commissioner also suggested involvement of Hyderabad Brand Ambassadors MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha, Sania Mirza, P V Sindhu, Gopichand, film artistes Tamanna, Manchu Laxmi, Suddala Ashok Teja, industrialist Vetta Ramaeshwar Rao and others.