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DSCC forms 10 teams for qurbani waste management

  • Published at 09:24 am July 20th, 2021
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File photo of a waste management worker Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

In order to protect the environment and keep it free from pollution, about 30 tons of bleaching powder and 1,800 litres of liquid disinfectant will be sprayed

On the occasion of the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Azha, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has formed 10 teams to monitor the waste management of cattle markets and areas under DSCC.

 The teams will conduct on-the-spot field level supervision from 2pm on July 21 to 2pm on July 24, a DSCC press release said on Monday.

These teams have been formed under the leadership of the regional executive officers and the officers and employees of the various departments of the corporation.

A central control room has also been set up at Shitalokkha hall of the corporation for the supervision of sacrificial animal waste-removal activities.

Any citizen under the corporation can contact the central control room by dialing “01709900888” to send waste related information, seek help of waste-related issue and remove animal-waste.

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Officers and employees of different levels of the corporation will be on duty in the Central Control Room in three shifts from 2pm on July 18 to 2pm on July 24.

The officers and employees in charge of the Control Room will supervise the ongoing waste removal activities at the field level.

Besides, about 375 vehicles including 90 open trucks, 53 compactors, 12 water trucks, 102 dump trucks, 14 pay-loaders, 81 container carriers, 9 tire dozers, 2 trailers, 9 skid loaders will be engaged for waste removal activities at field level.

In order to protect the environment and keep it free from pollution, about 30 tons of bleaching powder and 1,800 litres of liquid disinfectant will be sprayed.

Some 5,000 workers will be engaged in the removal of sacrificial animal waste alongside additional other 5,000 workers.

Besides, on the occasion of Eid, 1,000 and 1,500 eco-friendly bags have already been given to councilors and regional executive officers respectively to distribute among people to put their sacrificial animal waste.

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