Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal said that a 'Mechanical Separator' would be installed soon at the garbage dump near Palahi in Phagwara for which the infrastructure has already been racked up. DC said that the installation of ‘separator’ will make it easier to dispose off the wastage by mechanically separating it.
During his visit to the dump alongwith Municipal Commissioner Dr. Nayan Jassal to review the efforts being made to dispose off the garbage, Deputy Commissioner said that the administration and municipal corporation were working jointly on this task and hopefully, positive outcome will be delivered shortly.
He said that regular spraying was also being arranged in the area near the garbage dump to control the stench. He said that in order to control the fire incidents at the garbage dump, an employee was being posted at the garbage dump to call the fire brigade on the spot .
Besides, a tubewell was also being installed at the garbage dump to ensure daily spraying of water to prevent fire. He asked the Municipal Commissioner to monitor the proper disposal of garbage at the garbage dump and a report in this regard should be sent to the office of the Deputy Commissioner on weekly basis.