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GHMC’s cleanliness drive: 2 businesses fined ` 30,000 on day 1

GHMC’s cleanliness drive: 2 businesses fined ` 30,000 on day 1
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GHMC’s cleanliness drive: 2 businesses fined ` 30,000 on day 1.Giving a strong signal to people who litter the streets, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) got into action on Sunday and imposed fines of Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 on two establishments at Somajiguda for throwing betel leaves and rubbish on the roads.

Giving a strong signal to people who litter the streets, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) got into action on Sunday and imposed fines of Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 on two establishments at Somajiguda for throwing betel leaves and rubbish on the roads.

About 18,000 health and sanitation staff swung into action in all the 18 circles on Sunday and cleared debris up to 5 km in each circle

About 18,000 health and sanitation staff swung into action in all the 18 circles and cleared the debris up to 5 km in each circle. Zonal commissioners, 20 health officers, deputy commissioners, town planning officials and the GHMC chief visited several circles to monitor the work.

GHMC additional commissioner for health and sanitation N Ravi Kiran said that in the coming days more stretches would be taken up and the ground staff would be made more accountable. There is already a marked improvement in the level of discipline among the ground staff and things would only get better.

A passerby at Somajiguda said that the clean up drive was indeed a welcome sign and he hoped that the city would be clean and green. Ravi Kiran opined that it was also the duty of the people to become more responsible and not litter the streets. “There are certain restaurants and shops that keep committing the same mistake in spite of warnings. The corporation will not spare anyone who litters,” he said.

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