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KTR suggests host of measures to combat coronavirus in towns

KTR suggests  host of measures to combat coronavirus in townsMunicipal Administration minister KT Rama Rao
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Municipal Administration minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday directed officials of his department to focus on the sanitation in the towns in view of the...

Hyderabad: Municipal Administration minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday directed officials of his department to focus on the sanitation in the towns in view of the spread of Coronavirus.

Addressing them through teleconference, he said that officials should have coordination with the sanitation staff and the Health department officials.

He said as the government issued orders to the people to stay indoors, the municipal staff should take up repairs to the roads.

He told them to continue the Annapurna canteens where is food is supplied at the cost of Rs five per plate. He said that steps should be taken to prevent mobbing at these centers.

He advised the officials to send the homeless to the night shelters. He wanted the collectors to see that the foreign returnees keep themselves home quarantined.

He directed the officials to continue sanitation work in industrial estates and in IT Parks. He told them to see that wages are paid to the temporary staff in the industrial corridors.

The funds for Corporate Social Responsibility programmes should be used for anti-coronavirus activities. The minister urged the internet service providers to increase the bandwidth of the internet as most of the people were staying at home and use internet on a big way.

Rama Rao said that the issues of the staff working in emergency and other services have come to his notice and said that police should be instructed to see that they maintain restrain towards them. He made an appeal to Home Minister Mahmood Ali and DGP Mahendar Reddy in this regard.

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