Hyderabad: Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar today issued orders suspending the Assistant City Planner Subash for alleged negligence of his duties.
The ACP has alleged failed in his duty of removing footpath encroachment near Begumpet metro station recently. He told the Principal Secretary that he has not noticed the encroachment. Arvind Kumar immediately ordered for the suspension of the assistant city planner.
He also expressed his unhappiness and displeasure over the lack of involvement of certain civic officials in the upkeep of the city.
Addressing a meeting of Zonal Commissioners, planning officials and AMOs of GHMC at the CDMA office today, he said that issues relating to sanitation and removal of encroachments should be addressed immediately.
Road medians are being abused, encroachments on footpaths not being stopped and there is a casual approach on the part of certain officials which amounts to dereliction of duty, he observed. Unauthorised bill boards should be removed immediately.
The Assistant City Planners should take action against illegal encroachments. He warned that any negligence on sanitation will be viewed seriously. The sanitation staff is not seen in the field, proper maintenance of sanitation is not being done, worker attendance is poor and there is no monitoring of workers attendance, he said.
The streets are kept unclean for days and garbage is not being lifted regularly. He asked the deputy commissioners to regularly visit their respective circles and personally supervise sanitation works.
GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore asked the officials to ensure that there is a clear visibility in improvement of sanitation in a week. Additional commissioners Harichandana, Shruthi Ojha, Sandeep Jha, CCP Devender Reddy and other officials attended the meeting. (INN)