Ghaziabad municipal company rolls out SOP for standardising cleansing operations

The Ghaziabad municipal company has taken steps to standardise its cleansing companies and roped in 4 ranges of supervisors for efficient management over its 4,550 members of cleansing workers, authorities mentioned Wednesday.

The Uttar Pradesh authorities has additionally issued instructions to all native our bodies within the state to make sure that all households are coated below its door-to-door strong waste assortment companies by June 15. Beneath the brand new SOPs (customary working procedures), officers of the company mentioned that they’re guaranteeing that every one cleansing actions throughout the town happen between 5am and 8am.

“For efficient supervision, now we have deployed a safai nayak who will immediately supervise the cleansing operation. He’ll, in flip, be supervised by a beat in-charge who can be accountable for a residential ward. A bunch of beat in-charges can be supervised by a cluster in-charge who will head a cluster or group of a number of residential wards. A sanitary inspector will head this complete crew and supervise a number of clusters,” mentioned Mithilesh Kumar, metropolis well being officer.

The whole crew can be supervised by a brilliant zonal in-charge–a senior departmental head of the company. Officers mentioned that they’ve additionally arrange an built-in management room at Firm Bagh close to Ghanta Ghar, the place they may monitor all of the GPS-fitted door-to-door assortment automobiles in real-time.

At present, the town has a fleet of about 500 door-to-door assortment automobiles and deploys a fleet of 235 secondary assortment automobiles for the transportation of every day strong waste for processing.

“The management room will attend to complaints and monitor our automobiles. Normally, complaints wind up on the Built-in Grievance Redressal System in Lucknow and these complaints are then directed to the native stage. So, the management room will even immediately take up native complaints and be certain that they’re resolved after being assigned to totally different supervisory officers,” Kumar added.

In keeping with instructions issued by the UP authorities on April 4, authorities have been directed to organize a micro plan; kind a beat system for the cleansing workers; present chambers for dry and moist waste in door-to-door assortment automobiles for segregation at supply; determine garbage-vulnerable factors; get officers to oversee totally different works from 5am to 8am; be certain that no more than 5% automobiles are out of order at a time and function the management room in two shifts from 5am to 9pm.

Residents, in the meantime, mentioned that they’ve began to witness a change in the way in which the rubbish is lifted and the general cleanliness of the town.

“Supervising officers arrive early within the mornings and coordinate cleansing actions in Kaushambi. The company should preserve supervising and management cleansing. Of the 25 high-rises in our space,15 high-rises are complying with norms of waste segregation at supply. The residents will absolutely cooperate with the company,” mentioned VK Mittal, president of Kaushmabi Residences residents’ welfare affiliation.

Environmentalists, nevertheless, mentioned that there are nonetheless locations within the metropolis the place rubbish is dumped willy-nilly.

“If the company thinks that its new system will present fruitful outcomes, they need to proceed it and maintain the momentum. There are nonetheless rubbish dumps in sure areas which ought to be eliminated. Their functioning must be streamlined. If the company is charging folks for door-to-door assortment, they need to guarantee well timed and common motion of its automobiles in localities,” mentioned Akash Vashishtha, a city-based environmentalist.

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