Ludhiana, February 12:
To ensure that all city roads present a neat and clean look, the Municipal Corporation Ludhiana today started a massive cleanliness drive for all main roads of the city. This cleanliness drive was launched by Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu, in the presence of MC Councillors Mamta Ashu, Amrit Varsha Rampal, Narinder Sharma, Sunny Bhalla, Dilraj Singh, MC Zonal Commissioners Kulpreet Singh and Neeraj Jain, besides several others from Feroze Gandhi Market, here.
It is pertinent to mention that during a meeting chaired by Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu on February 8, 2020, the Minister had issued strict directions to the MC health branch staff to ensure proper cleanliness on all city roads.
Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu assured the city residents that within this week, all main city roads would present a neat and clean look as adequate staff from MC health branch has been deputed for this work. He said that the staff has also been directed to ensure that lifting of solid waste from secondary collection points should be done twice daily.
MC Councillor Mamta Ashu said that strict instructions have been issued to the staff to ensure cleanliness of all main roads. She said that later, all remaining roads of the city would be covered under this cleanliness drive in a phased manner.