BC Welfare and Civil Supplies Minister Gangula Kamalakar has warned that he will be fined from October 6 for garbage dumping in public places in Karimnagar.
I will also launch a mobile phone for my city (I am also the reason for my pure city) by releasing posters on Monday, the minister said. Thereafter, he warned that municipal authorities would impose heavy fines on litterbugs.
When collector, police commissioner and other district officials from different parts of the village participated in the 30-day village development program, the 2K Run was held on Tuesday to raise awareness of the importance of cleanliness and hygiene.
Kamalakar urged traders and shoppers to avoid footpaths and pavement encroachments in the town and urged roadside vendors to sell their goods only in designated areas.
On this occasion, the minister Gangula Kamalakar donated his last legislator’s salary of Rs 2 lakhs to the ‘Nenu Saitham‘ program. Similarly, members of the Contractor Association have also donated Rs 2 lakh for the special sanitation drive.
Collector Sarfaraz Ahmed said all measures are being taken to move the garbage dump yard from the coast of the LMD reservoir to a different location to check for pollution in the town.
Police Commissioner V.B. Kamalasan Reddy said police have already declared police stations and headquarters to be plastic-free.
Zilla Parishad chairperson k. vijaya this event, MLC Naradasu Laxman Rao, former MLC D. Santosh Kumar, Municipal Commissioner G. Venugopalreddy, Deputy Commissioner Swarupa Rani and others were present.