Hyderabad: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K. Tarakarama Rao held a video conference with District Collectors from Secretariat here on Tuesday.
During the video conference, the Minister directed the Collectors to come up with a comprehensive sanitation plan, green action plan and a water usage plan within one week for all new Municipalities.
Minister asked the collectors to provide information about the process of collection of waste material, recycling, etc in the plan.
Minister stated that the recently held 30-day action plan gave positive results in the gram panchayats. He said that similar plans should be introduced in the municipalities for improving sanitation.
Like gram panchayat workers, the municipal staff should also be provided with insurance facilities, said Minister KTR.
Minister instructed the collectors to identify locations for dump yards, Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants, composting centers, dry resource collection centers, and sewage treatment plants in the new municipalities.
He also asked the collectors to ensure the replacement of streetlights with LEDs in the new municipalities and also identify sites to develop urban lung spaces.
Keeping in mind the increasing population in the municipalities, the Minister asked the Collectors to increase the number of public toilets and She toilets.
Minister stated that the government has already provided Swatch autos for collection of garbage from door to door. He asked the collectors to increase the staff and vehicles
MA&UD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, CDMA Director T.K. Sridevi, and HMWSSB MD Dana Kishore participated. (INN)