The Telangana State government on Monday announced Diwali bonanza for sanitation workers in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits.
Diwali bonanza for 16,000 GHMC sanitation workers
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao directed the GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy to reinstate 16,000 sacked civic workers in the city limits. the Chief Minister made this announcement while distributing the first installment of 1,005 auto trolleys and dustbins.
Under this programme, 21 lakh households would be supplied with two dust bins – one for wet garbage and the other for dry garbage. While green colour bins will be used for wet garbage, blue bins will be used for dry garbage. Each auto trolley would collect the garbage from 800 households and will charge a monthly fee of `50.
The approximate cost of each auto trolley is Rs 5 lakh. The SC and ST beneficiaries have to pay 10 per cent (Rs 50,000), whereas others 20 per cent (Rs 1,00,000). The remaining amount would be arranged through bank loan with 10.6 per cent interest.
The SC and ST beneficiaries have to pay about Rs 5,500 and other beneficiaries Rs 7,500 as EMI for a term of six years.
Chandrashekar Rao informed that garbage bins to the households in GHMC limits would be distributed by the last week of November.