Minister for Municipal Administration K Taraka Ramarao flagged off 55 MSW modern & smart vehicles of 35GVW capacity at HMDA grounds near Sanjeevaiah park and in Khairtabad today.
Speaking on the occasion Minister said Telangana Government is committed to providing better facilities and livable conditions as a part of this, set up of advanced garbage collection, transport and treatment, a comprehensive system end to end transport and disposal of garbage in a scientific manner using the latest and advanced technology.
Minister recalled that as per the instructions of the Chief Minister, after distribution 44 lakhs dust bins including dry and wet and 2,000Swachh autos, the efficiency of garbage collection has increased from 3,500 tons to 6,000 tons per day. “Still more needs to be done”, he added. In order to improve garbage collection efficiency, 90 mini transfer stations have been located nearby 150 wards of GHMC and reducing from present 17 big transfer stations to 10 transfer stations.
With strategically located 90 mini transfer stations the distance of shifting of garbage by the Swachh auto to transfer station marginally reduces and collection of garbage efficiency improves. Within a month, a new 2700 modern fleet automated compact autos will be replaced in place of existing old autos, with this the garbage collected in autos is automatically unloaded into the static compactors and this will automatically be loaded into sealed containers of MSW vehicles. Further, there is no human interference during shifting of garbage from auto to heavy vehicles he added.
The others who participated in the programme include Ministers \Mohd Mahmood Ali, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, MLA Danam Nagender, Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, Commissioner, GHMC Lokesh Kumar, Zonal Commissioners Praveenya, Srinivas Reddy, Addl. Commrs., Santosh, Viswajeet Kampati and other senior officials from Ramky etc.