RCB completes cleanliness operation

City Reporter

Rawalpindi Cantonment Board has completed Eid-ul-Azha cleanliness operation by removing over 4345 tons entrails of sacrificial animals on Eid ul Azha.

According to a RCB spokesman, the cleanliness campaign was kicked off at 6 AM on July 21 (First day of Eid) and during the days of Eid ul Azha, nearly 1350 complaints were received and addressed properly.

The spokesman informed that RCB had finalized a comprehensive cleanliness plan for Eid to dispose of entrails of sacrificial animals while 800 sanitary workers, 22 sanitary supervisors and four public health officers performed duties in Cantt areas during Eid holidays.

Additional Cantonment Executive Officer, Madam Maria Jabeen and Deputy Cantonment Executive Officer, Ghulam Sabir Basra on the directives of Cantonment Executive Officer (RCB) RCB Muhammad Umar Farooq Ali Malik visited different areas to inspect cleanliness operation and appreciated the performance of the sanitation staff.

He informed that the CEO also visited the control room established at RCB office to monitor the operation and inspected all the arrangements.

Additional Cantonment Executive Officer Naveed Nawaz briefed the CEO and infomed that immediate response was given on the complaints received at the control room.

He said RCB teams efficiently collected and disposed of the sacrificial animals’ waste during Eid days.

The authorities concerned on the directives of Cantonment Executive Officer, RCB Muhammad Farooq Ali Malik and President Cantonment Board, Brig Ijaz Qamar Kiani, had formulated a comprehensive cleanliness plan for Eid-ul-Azha under which all available resources were utilized to accomplish the task of cleanliness.

He said over 144 vehicles including dumpers, tractor trolleys, pick-ups, compactors, trucks, excavators, with a large number of hand-carts were used to remove garbage, entrails of animals and offal from all Cantonment areas.

The Cantonment Board had been divided into six sectors to make cleanliness arrangements effective during Eid days while a main control room/complaint cell was also set up in RCB office besides 10 complaint cells in 10 wards of the Board.

Banners were also displayed in all the wards with phone numbers of complaint cells and sanitary supervisors.

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