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Problems with canine and mosquito menace raised in VMC council assembly


TDP and CPI(M) corporators staging a protest outdoors the VMC workplace, minutes earlier than the start of the council assembly, in Vijayawada on Tuesday.
| Picture Credit score: Okay.V.S. Giri

Problems with canine and mosquito menace, shortage of consuming water and incomplete underground drainage works had been raised a number of instances by corporators in the course of the Vijayawada Municipal Company council assembly held on Tuesday.

In response to the questions raised by corporators on rising canine menace within the metropolis, the company officers stated Navodaya Vet Society, Hyderabad, has been chosen as a certified empanelled company via tendering course of to offer Animal Beginning Management providers for canines in Kurnool, Machilipatnam and Vijayawada. The company officers stated the company would work for 3 years and {that a} funds of ₹1.25 crore had been earmarked for the providers in 2023-24.

Corporator for the thirteenth ward M. Venkata prasad identified how permission was accorded to widen the highway from NTR Circle to the Examine Submit and work on it was nonetheless incomplete. He harassed the necessity for rising the energy of sanitation staff in each division.

The corporators additionally talked about how fogging wanted to be carried out throughout town frequently to carry the menace of mosquito below management.

Telugu Desam Get together ground chief N. Balaswamy and different corporators staged a protest outdoors the VMC workplace earlier than the start of the assembly demanding steady provide of consuming water. “Many locations within the metropolis haven’t been getting consuming water for the final 20 days. The company says restore works are below means. How lengthy can the general public wait to get consuming water,” he stated.

Later, Commissioner Swapnil Dinkar Pundkar listed out the proposals for allocation of funds for numerous works and initiatives. Of them, he stated a funds of ₹80 crore had been proposed for paying salaries to three,478 outsourced sanitation staff within the metropolis.

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