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Almost 100% waste removed in 7 hours, claims DSCC

  • Published at 11:29 pm July 21st, 2021
Eid-ul-Azha 2021
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In the morning, the mayor hoped to clean up the 33 wards within 24 hours

Nearly 100% waste of sacrificial animals were removed from the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) area within seven hours on Wednesday.

DSCC Public Relations Officer Md Abu Naser said that they had removed 100% wastes from eight wards, 95% from 16 wards, and 90% wastes from nine wards from 2pm to 9pm.

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, were engaged in the waste removal activities.

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In the morning, DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh hoped that sacrificial animal wastes from Eid-ul-Azha would be removed within the next 24 hours.

A DSCC press release on Monday said the city corporation had formed 10 teams to monitor the waste management on Eid day. The teams would continue monitoring the DSCC areas till 2pm on July 24.

On the other hand, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam hoped that the wastes would be removed within 24 hours. 

A total of 11,508 employees of DNCC were deployed during the special cleaning program on Wednesday. The mayor visited several areas since morning to monitor the process.