Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), with an objective of keeping the city clean and hygienic during Dasara, launched a three-day mega cleaning drive today across the city.
Mayor Shivakumar launched the drive by flagging off cleaning vehicles at Doddakere Maidan.
MCC will clear Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste (comprising building materials, debris and rubble resulting from construction or demolition of buildings and other civil structures), garbage and all other forms of waste, lying along the roads in all the 65 wards.
This apart, all storm water drains and Underground drainages across the city will be cleared of blockages and silt.
Also, roadside bushes and weeds will be removed and trees trimmed.
While C&D waste will be dumped at a MUDA identified site at Hanchya-Sathagalli, all other wastes will be dumped at Sewage Treatment Plant in Vidyaranyapuram.
A total of 65 JCBs (one each for a ward), 6 Dozers, 3 Hitachi machines and 80 Tippers and Tractors have been deployed for the mega cleaning drive.
Following a request by the Mayor and officials, the MCC Contractors have lent these vehicles to the MCC for free, with the Contractors sharing the total cost of the operational expenses. The MCC has extended manpower support for the drive, which is being carried out under the supervision of concerned Zonal Officers and Health Inspectors.
The mega drive will conclude on Sunday, on the eve of Dasara inauguration by President of India Droupadi Murmu.
Deputy Mayor Dr. G. Roopa, MLA L. Nagendra, Corporators Satish, M.U. Subbaiah, Pushpalatha Jagannath, Pramila Bharath, Chayadevi, Sowmya Umesh and Ravindra, MCC SE Mahesh, EEs Ranjit Kumar, Madhusudhan, Suvarna and Sindhu, Development Officers, Health Inspectors and Environmental Engineers of the MCC were present.
Cleaning drive should be on a regular schedule. Why just for Dasara ?
That is because, ‘bakaras’ like you simply post compalint here, and do not do anything more, simply sitting and typing this crap.
Get out , organise a protest group, and do the demo in the MCC building, meet the Mayor and councillors to demand regular cleaning.
But you do not do it and the MCC knows about you lazy residents, who maon and do nothing. They also know that you in Mysore are used in living in filthy conditions in this third world city .
There is another useless group of retirees, led by an attention seeker called Barmy Shenoy, a politico in retirement, claiming to be an international oil expert, who arrived to settle in this city in 1980s, who also howls in this paper, but does nothing. His outfit called MGP-we call it Grahachara crowd, meant to be a pressure group , and you could contact him at MGP. But, he will think: ‘what is in it for me”! a self-centred attitude.
Hello @Anantha Damoor
You sound like an IT techie, doing the cheap coolie work. Many like you have swamped in Mysore, thanks to Infosys Murthy’s training institute and IT sweat shop-he made a lot of money by putting KIT techie to do cheap software coding work,.
Hence, education in Karnataka is centred around program coding-cheap IT techie training. Mysoreans these days do not think, as they do not have broad-based education.
If you are smart, you would have grasped that your Mayor has gone to New Delhi, to invite your newly elected president, the dark tribal woman-Droupadi Murmu, to come and inaugurate the Dasara 2022. There by, Your Mayor, district minister and your MP Simha, can expect more tourists, more contracts like this , so that they can pocket the 40% commission.
Regular cleaning will not give opportunity to pocket this massive 40 % commission. That simple.