Budgam : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza Saturday chaired a meeting on Solid Waste Management at his office chamber, here.
At the outset, the DC called for rigorous enforcement of a ban on single use plastic across the district. He instructed concerned authorities to take stringent action including registering FIRs against the repeated offenders.
He impressed upon maintaining proper sanitation across all Municipal areas and ensuring daily lifting of garbage, segregation of waste material and its proper disposal.
Stressing on cleanliness of all water bodies, streams and channels, the DC emphasized on carrying intensive awareness through panchayats, sanitation and cleanliness and overall solid waste management to be maintained in all surroundings.
He instructed E.Os to ensure effective functioning of eco-guards with proper protective gear, boats and other required material be provided to them in all municipalities.
The DC instructed concerned to install eco-friendly sign boards, use of dustbins in all towns.
He also asked the CEO to carry out IEC activities on sanitation in all schools for the cleanliness of all surroundings among the children.
The meeting among others was attended by GM, DIC; CEOs of DDA, YDA, TDA; ACR, CEO, DPCBO, ACL, AD Planning, all E.Os of Municipal Committees, AEE Irrigation and other concerned.