Ninth meeting,s 1stSession of DMC East Council held at Council hall Jamshed Zone, it was presided by Chairman DMC East Moid Anwar in which Vice Chairman DMC East Abdul Rauf Khan, Municipal Commissioner East Akhtar Ali Sheikh and Sindh Solid Waste Management’s Executive Director Asad Abro, Secretary Nadir Khan, Director East Ghulam Abbas Mangrio, Nafees Ahmed Khan and representatives of Chinese Company were also present.
SSWMB Executive Director Asad Abro briefed the council members about Eid ul Azha plan to lift offal as per Union Committees. 8 Collection points in Jamshed Zone and 14 in Gulshan zone have set up and to dispose off the offal Trenches Have dig in Jam Chakro and Gond pas, he said.
Whereas SSWMB would inform citizens about complaint center through media, he added.
Council Members suggested to provide more vehicles for lifting of offal and they also informed about the bad experiences of past Eid ul Azha.
Further Council members briefed the participants about their respective Union Committees and urged to lift garbage before Eid ul Azha and to provide dustbins to every Union Committee.
Moreover they criticized the shortage of sanitary staff despite of Bio Metric system and the lack of sweeping operation also discussed.
In addition Council members urged for strict monitoring of the offal lifting process , whereas they demanded that every UC Vice Chairman should be empowered.
While Sharing his views Chairman DMC East gave instructions to the SSWMB to consult every UC representative while lifting garbage as well as lifting of offal.
He suggested SSWMB to arrange sufficient vehicles for staff to ensure lifting of offal in every UC of District East and also told to fix sufficient dustbins on suitable places of the area.
He also asked SSWMB to start the operation of lifting garbage from door to door as it was mentioned on the agreement of SSWMB with Sindh Government.
Mr. Anwar emphasized on SSWMB representatives to resolve the matters of Council Members and give importance to them as the agreement of lifting garbage with SSWMB signed after the approval of Council.
Later Opposition Leader Zulfiqar QaimKhani urged to establish “Kachra Kundi” Garbage collection points in every Union Committee and emphasized that SSWMB staff should give importance to the suggestions of Council Members.Whereas SSWMB would inform citizens about complaint center through media, he added.
Council Members suggested to provide more vehicles for lifting of offal and they also informed about the bad experiences of past Eid ul Azha.This operation of lifting offal would be successful if SSWMB would work under the Elected Council Members, He said.
In addition Vice Chairman of DMC East Abdul Rauf Khan asked SSWMB to remain in contact with every Union Committee representative. Operation would not be successful if SSWMB would not work on the suggestion on Council Members, he said.Superintendent Engineer Tariq Mughal and other officers of DMC East were also present on the occasion.