ISLAMABAD - Sanitation staff of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has worked round the clock during Eid-ul-Azha holidays and removed more than 60,000 offal and remains of sacrificial animals. Following the directions of Chairman CDA Imtiaz Inayat Elahi, sanitation staff worked day and night, as the Chairman had already cancelled the Eid holidays of the whole sanitation staff to keep the city clean. Sanitation staff made all out efforts for prompt removal of offal, entrails and carcasses of sacrificial animals on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Chairman CDA Imtiaz Inayat Ellahi on this occasion visited different parts of the city along with Syed Mustafain Kazmi, Director General Civic Management and Khalil Ahmed Soomro, Director Sanitation and carried out inspection of the arrangements for cleanup operation made by the Directorate of Sanitation. During his visit to different sectors, the residents expressed their satisfaction with the arrangements and dedication of sanitary workers. While talking to citizens, Imtiaz Inayat Ellahi said that all out efforts are being made for keeping the city clean and provision of necessary facilities to the inhabitant of Capital is our top priority. He lauded the efforts of the officers and sanitation staff who remained on their toes round the clock leaving behind their families on this occasion when everybody wanted to be with their near and dear ones. The Chairman also appreciated the cooperation extended by the citizens to the sanitation staff during the cleanup operation. Chairman CDA also visited the Emergency Cell established in the Directorate of Sanitation and appreciated the prompt and timely response of the formation in resolution of problems. It is significant to mention here that Imtiaz Inayat Ellahi is the first ever Chairman of CDA who visited and inspected the arrangements and working of the sanitation staff during cleanup operation. While giving details, the Director General Civic Management CDA, Syed Mustafain Kazmi informed that a comprehensive plan had been chalked out for quick disposal and the city was divided into three zones. Zone-A consisted of sectors F-5, F-6, F-7, E-7, G-5, G-6 and G-7 whereas Zone-B consisted of sectors I-8, I-9, I-10, G-8, G-9, G-10, G-11, F-8, F-10 and F-11 while towns like Rawal Town, Margalla Town, Shahzad Town, Humak Town, Saidpur, Noorpur Shahan, Barakau etc., were in Zone-C. He informed that more than 2000 staff members including the officers and staff of the Privatized sectors, and more than 250 machinery, Garbage Collection Vehicles and 1500 handcarts remained in the field for collection and transportation of left overs of sacrificial animals to the final disposal site. The Spokesperson further informed that more than 1500 handcarts were added while 20 special dumping sites with deep pits were dug up for disposal of entrails and offal at the garbage disposal site. He said that the Directorate of Sanitation decided that area supervisors, Inspectors and Zonal Chief Sanitary Inspectors were responsible for the maintenance of sanitation services during Eid. The residents cooperated with the civic body and placed offal in front of their houses that eased the sanitary workers job. Online adds: The residents of twin cities praised the effective measures taken by authorities concerned to keep the city clean on the occasion of Eidul Azha. According to a spokesperson for the CDA Directorate, all sanitation staff members totaling 2,000 were on duty during Eid days. Around 100 vehicles were also in the field for collection of animal waste before its transportation to the landfill. The sanitation staff worked in three shifts, while area supervisors, inspectors and zonal chief sanitary inspectors were responsible for the maintenance of sanitation service In Rawalpindi, the sister city of the capital, the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) and Rawalpindi and Chaklala Cantonment Boards also made elaborate arrangements to ensure cleanliness in their respective jurisdictions City District Government Rawalpindi divided the city into four blocks. Block-A included the areas on the left side of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Road from Faizabad to Chandni Chowk; Block-B included the areas situated on the right side of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Road from Pindora and Khayaban-i-Sir Syed and ending at Chandni Chowk; Block-C included the areas situated on the left side of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Road from Chandni Chowk to Marir Chowk and Chamanzar; and Block-D included the areas on the right side of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Road from Chandni Chowk to the Cantonment boundary Eid holidays of around 1,700 sanitation workers and officials were cancelled to ensure cleanliness during Eid days. Meanwhile, the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) had also devised an elaborate plan to ensure cleanliness during Eid days. In this regard, the cantonment was divided into three zones A, B and C.