Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has set up a monitoring cell at the Shitalakkha conference hall in its office to monitor the collection and disposal of waste generated in cattle markets and during the sacrificial activities in its vicinity.
Departmental heads of various departments of DSCC along with other high ranked officials will monitor these activities in shifts from the control room said a press release issued by DSCC on Thursday.
At the same time a field-level team of DSCC officials has been formed for on-the-spot monitoring and supervising the waste disposal activities in all 75 wards under DSCC.
Citizens residing in DSCC as well as journalists can call the control room hotline to get information about the waste disposal activities and can also notify them about any irregularities in the process.
DSCC will thoroughly look into matters if any complaints are made, the release added.
The Hotline number of the control room is 01709900705.
Besides setting up the monitoring cell, DSCC has also provided 1 lac special bags to dispose the estimated 5.5 thousand tonnes of waste that would be produced during the Eid-ul-Adha period.
They have also distributed 1 lac informative leaflets to notify the people living in the DSCC areas about the 75 places fixed in 75 wards where they can perform their sacrificial activities.
The DSCC has also readied 6000 cleaners, including its own manpower, outsourced manpower and Primary Waste Collection Service Providers (PWCSP), to clean up the huge amounts of waste that will be piled up all around the DSCC areas.
DSCC also said that the waste that will be generated everyday will be cleaned within 24 hours. In this regard, they have readied 300 heavy and light vehicles to collect and dispose of the waste.
They have also readied 12 specialised vehicles to disinfect the places where the sacrificial activities will take place, by spraying bleaching power and Savlon mixed liquids.
A total of 42 tonnes of bleaching powder and 1800 litres of liquid disinfectant will be sprayed to dis-infect these places.