SMC holds cleanliness drive
Srinagar: As part of a three-day event for welfare of sanitation workers, Srinagar Municipal Corporation Tuesday organised a ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ program here at SMC Central Office Karan Nagar.
Chairman National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Vala Bhai Zala, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, said that Swachh Bharat Abiyan needs to be connected with one and all.
Besides sanitation workers, but Zala asked people from all walks of life particularly students to join hands and connect with the nationwide cleanliness campaign.
While praising Kashmir for its unparallel beauty, serenity and fresh air, he said the valley’s beauty needs to be retained and restored.
Deputy Mayor SMC, Shiekh Imran, Commissioner SMC, Khursheed Sanai also spoke on the occassion.
During the program, students from various schools and IEC Partners also delivered speeches on cleanliness.
Joint Commissioner Administration at SMC, Syed Abul Qasim delivered vote of thanks to the guests.
At the end of the event Zala flagged off the sanitation drive and took out a rally along with students, Karamcharis and SMC officials.
Earlier Zala along with his team visited the sanitation workers at Samoon colony, Solina.
The inhabitants of the colony apprised him about various issues and demanded construction of community hall in the area for organising social gatherings within the community.
They also apprised him of lack of proper drainage system in the colony and providing of allotment papers of their houses for proper rehabilitation.
Zala who was acompanied by Deputy Mayor Commissioner SMC, Chairman Safai Karamcharis Workers Union and other senior officers of the Corporation, assured them to take up the issues with authorities for their redressal.