Ambala MC to refloat trash collection tender on January 15

AMBALA: The municipal corporation of Ambala might be refloating its door-to-door rubbish assortment soft on January 15. As of now, the cash-starved MC has did not bag passion of even a single contractor. This disinterest in MC's paintings may just prove to be an eye-opener for the body this is yet to liberate the salaries of it everlasting and contractual workers.

At this day and age when rubbish assortment services stand annulled, Ambala MC's tall claims of fetching three-star ranking in Swachhta Survekshan 2019 sound both interesting and unrealistic.

"Door-to-door garbage collection services have remained suspended for the last three months. The contractual drivers have not received their salaries for the last seven months. Similarly, clerical staff is yet to be paid for the last four months. Permanent and temporary staff were last paid in November," mentioned Sewa Ram, a safai karamchari sangh chief.


Ambala MC has just about 1,072 sanitation staff - everlasting and transient - to sanitise Ambala City and Sadar Zone. At provide, rubbish is being lifted from only a few spaces of Ambala City.


As in step with resources, the MC is below critical fund crunch and contractors are ignoring MC's paintings as they worry not being paid. The resources printed that a few months ago, the civic body launched bills to the music of Rs 55 lakh towards expenses of Rs eight crore.


"We would refloat the tender on January 15. This time, we are expecting applications as we have changed some norms. Earlier, separate contractors were supposed to collect garbage and dispose it at Patvi plant, however now, the same contractor would be asked to complete the aforementioned task," mentioned MC joint commissioner Satinder Siwatch. He added that the MC would try to clear bills until November 2018.


Ambala MC to refloat trash collection tender on January 15 Ambala MC to refloat trash collection tender on January 15 Reviewed by kailash soni on January 14, 2019 Rating: 5
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