MULTAN - The district government has decided to deploy sanitary workers at union council level and appoint special supervisors to monitor their attendance and performance. DCO Nadir Chattha said on Thursday that the district government would utilize all-out resources to turn the city clean and green . He disclosed that a strict action was being taken against absent workers of the Solid Waste Management Company, adding that biometric system would be introduced to ensure presence of sanitation staff . He said that the Board of Directors of the company was being constituted. “Once the board is formed, the recruitment of new staff and procurement of machinery will be done,” he added. He said that he promised with the residents of Multan that the sanitation conditions of the city would improve considerably within next few weeks.

Meanwhile, special monitoring officer for Solid Waste Management Company Farooq Dogar checked the attendance sheets of the workers and directed the zonal in-charge to take strict action against absent workers or supervisors.

CLEAN-UP DRIVE

The District Task Force for the elimination of encroachments launched a massive operation against illegal filling stations and demolished at least three outlets in different areas.

The district government sources said that the operation was conducted in walled city , Mumtazabad, Vehari Road and other areas and all the goods recovered from the spot were taken into custody. Sources added that the towns administrations have so far taken goods worth millions into custody in operation against encroachments besides imposition of fine worth lacs on the owners. Sources said that the operation would continue till complete elimination of the encroachments from the city .