Commissioner holds follow up meeting on door to door waste collection

Srinagar: In order to improvise the Solid Waste Management of Srinagar City and provide various Municipal Services digitally to the people,Commissioner SMC Athar Aamir Khan Friday had a follow up meeting in which all IT officials, PMU ,cluster head of JK bank, ICIC bank officials , SBM and GIS personal were present.
The focus of the meeting remained at 100 percent door to door waste collection from the house holds besides several other initiatives to be taken to make Srinagar Bin free. Commissioner SMC held a detailed discussion on adopting of technologies like GPS , RFID, IoT sensors along with user friendly Mobile and web application to improve and smoothen ground level mechanisms for waste collection and efficient processing and recycling of waste in a phase wise manner.
He said that in the first phase four wards would be identified where 100 % door to door waste collection from households would take place and accordingly a deadline was set to begin with the process and the concerned in this regard were directed to come up with the VTS plan by Saturday evening.
Similarly with regard to other online Municipal facilities to be provided to the public including booking of community halls for social gatherings, Mobile Toilet Vans, Bulk waste collection services from Restaurants, Hoteliers, etc and cleaning of septic tank services and construction and demolition services Athar Amir passed on directions that for implementation of these services it has to be divided into three phases.
In phase one besides collecting 100 % door to door waste collection Commissioner had a detailed discussion on GPS tracking, monitoring and scheduling of all garbage fleets / vehicles ( Vehicle Tracking Management System), Biometric attendance system for SWM staff and vehicle depot. Similarly other services that needs to be rendered digitally to the citizens were also discussed .
Meanwhile in an another meeting Commissioner while reviewing the arrangements of upcoming URS has passed on instructions to the concerned to upkeep sanitation all over the city especially in shrine, mosques and other religious places and ensure to facilitate and provide people the necessary Municipal services on the occasion. SE Drainage on the occasion was also directed to make an action plan of all the vulnerable points in the city with regard to water logging problems and go for a mock drill in the coming days to know our response preparedness and efficiency of available drainage equipments.


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