Ganderbal : In a concerted effort to ensure the effective implementation of Solid Waste Management (SWM) in the Panchayats of district, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir called upon all sections of society to rally behind the district administration’s initiatives.
For the comprehensive and vast involvement of the area and for effective management of various aspects of SWM, the DC emphasized that the district administration has engaged agencies for waste collection, segregation, and final disposition.
To ensure uniformity in user charge collection across the district, officers have been deployed at the Panchayat level, designated as ‘Sanitation Mentors.’ Their role is crucial in overseeing that fee collection is meticulously carried out, and the public is urged to pay the specified charges set by the administration.
Additionally, Block Development Officers (BDOs) are instructed to nominate an official for each Panchayat, collaborating with the ‘Sanitation Mentors.’ These nominated officials will be responsible for record-keeping and all documentation, including fee collection within their respective Panchayats.
Assistant Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr Bashir Ahmad highlighted that the district administration has been actively working on Solid Waste Management for the past year. He affirmed that the necessary infrastructure is in place, and door-to-door waste collection has already commenced in all blocks of the district.
Stressing the importance of community involvement, ACD appealed to all residents to pay the user charges as stipulated by the administration for the sustainability of the SWM program.
The district administration seeks the support and cooperation of every citizen in this vital initiative, recognizing that a collective effort is essential for the success of the Solid Waste Management program in District Ganderbal.